Flood onslaught on human lives, properties continues

Manchhar Lake breached again: Three more die due to floods in Khairpur Nathan Shah: Rains, floods ravage Qambar Shahdadkot

By: News Desk
Published: 11:52 AM, 9 Sep, 2022
Pakistan floods
Caption: TV grab shows a view of the flooded Khairpur Nathan Shah.
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The floods continue taking its toll on human lives and properties, for they are yet to recede in their might and vigour despite the weeks have gone by, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.

As per the official sources, the Manchhar Lake has been breached again as part of the continuous efforts to reduce water pressure in it following torrential rains.

The Karampur embankment of Manchhar Lake has been breached following which the floodwater has started entering the Indus River.

The land connection of Sehwan with Dadu and Larkana has been cut off due to the floodwater everywhere.

Earlier, a bridge had collapsed on the Indus Highway due to torrents of gushing flood that originated from a breach in Manchhar Lake.

In Khairpur Nathan Shah, floods have claimed three more human lives.

One person died after being bitten by a snake floating in floodwater in the suburban village Glen Lander. Whereas, two others died after the roof of their house collapsed on them in Qaumi Charu village.

It is to be noted here that at least eight people have so far died due to flood in Khairpur Nathan Shah.

Also, the rains and floods have ravaged Qambar Shahdadkot district as the houses of people have been swept away in the torrents of gushing floods.

The victims are worried and stranded in their houses, and they are using boats to move from one place to another.

Reporters: Fayyaz Jaffery, Akhlaq Chandio