Swat River flood threatens local population
The population residing in surrounding areas of Swat River has started shifting to safe places due to threats of being washed away by the flooding river. Meanwhile, population residing nearby the river in Kalam, Bahrain, Fizzaghat was also facing threat of flood. The district administration has advised the inhabitants of the areas which often were affected of the floods in the past to move to alternate places along with their households.
The people of affected areas, which mostly comprise, lower middle class have urged the provincial government and district administration for financial assistance for shifting to other places.—INP