Situation under control after heavy snowfall in Quetta: DC

Published on – January 14, 2020 – 1:43 am
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QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner Major retd Aurangzeb Badini has said, people in Quetta’s outskirts Nohsar, Tora Khola, Killi Zarghoon and Sara Ghurgai have been effected of heavy snowfall but the calamity situation in Quetta is under-controlled.


QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner Major retd Aurangzeb Badini has said, people in Quetta’s outskirts Nohsar, Tora Khola, Killi Zarghoon and Sara Ghurgai have been effected of heavy snowfall but the calamity situation in Quetta is under-controlled.

Addressing a news conference on Monday the Deputy Commissioner Quetta said, the provincial capital has received 13 inches snowfall but we have controlled the situation due to early preparations,

“Following the directives of Chief Minister Balochistan, district administration, Metropolitan Corporation and PDMA jointly participated in relief and rescue operation in the provincial capital.” Aurangzeb Badini said added 12 small and two giant loaders were busy in restoring traffic in the city while C&W department provided us four graders.

Accompanied with Administrator Quetta Tariq Javed Mengal, DC Quetta claimed we have reports of difficulties in Nohsar, Tora Khola, Zarghoonabad and Sara Ghurgai where heavy snowfall reported but our machinery fully actives and restoring communication with these areas,

“All streets in the provincial capital would be restored as all concerned departments have been participating in relief and rescue operation.” DC Quetta added.

He lauded the support of Frontier Corps, Police and Levis with district administration in relief and rescue operations.