Flood hits embankments at Katcha areas in Thatta


Village Tando Hafiz Shah is submerged after increase of super flood down stream Kotri.

The population of the village was about 5000. Majority of people were evacuated out of Katcha area and shifted to safer places and in relief camps.

Flood water has started gushing toward another Katcha village Rajoo Nizamani near Jhirik.

Meanwhile entire Katcha area has been submerged and water has started hitting the embankments.

There are 26 vulnerable points on both sides of river embankments in this district.

The most vulnerable points include Soorjani, Monarki, Sonda-hilaya bund and MS bund.

The flood water breached the embankment of RBOD canal, over-topped KB feeder bind and started entering in it on Sunday. DCO Manzoor Shaikh, MNA Dr. Abdul Wahid Soomro, irrigation engineer Iqbal Palijo reached the site to control the water flow.

Hectic efforts are underway by the administration and all concerned departments to save the bunds and avert any major eventuality.

Army are assisting the administration in all out efforts in this district.

Meanwhile there are complaints from people in relief camps for lack of care for them.

The affected people came to press club and narrated their ordeal and invited attention of higher authorities to their plight.

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