Islamabad: Relief items including tents and ration have been dispatched to the affectees of property damaged by heavy rains in District Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan(GB), the Gilgit Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) reported to the National Disaster Management Authority(NDMA) here today.
The heavy downpour caused roof of at least one house in village Quorqalti, tehsil Yasin, District Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan to collapse resulting in deaths of at least four persons, the GBDMA authorities informed, adding that relief efforts were hampered by blockage of road leading to the affected area. However, the relief items were being transported on foot, alternatively, the authorities further informed.
For more information, contact:
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
Tel: +9251 9215412
Cell: +92300 5278981 and +92331-5657779