Half of Sindh flooded in rains, urgent relief package needed: Haleem


Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Vice President and parliamentary party leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that not only Karachi and DHA are drowned but in fact half of the province of Sindh has sunk in the rainwater. According to details, Haleem Adil Sheikh reached from Karachi to Mirpurkhas to visit different rain-hit areas of Sindh. He visited different flooded localities of the town and later left for Sindhri and Hingorno where he distributed tents amongst the rain-hit villagers who had taken shelter on roads. Later, he reached Khipro and meet with rain-affected citizens and visited flooded areas. Talking to media at different places, he said the rains had not flooded only DHA and Karachi, but almost half of Sindh province is under rainwater. He said Sindh government has declared many areas as calamity hit but relief and assistance is yet to be provided to them. he said the Waderas of the PPP to save their lands have deliberately inundated villages and farms of poor people. He said Mirpurkhas, Sindhri, Khipro, Jhudo, Sanghar and many other areas are under rainwater, which is yet to be drained out. He said Sindh government is giving aid to only their party workers. Haleem Adil said after this visit he has formulated suggestions and recommendations that he would send to the Prime Minister. He said the Prime Minister would also visit Umerkot and Khipro. He said they are distributing ration bags and other relief goods on self-help basis and soon a package would be announced for the affected people. He said we cannot leave the poor people of Sindh at the mercy of Sindh government. He said a large number of people are waiting for assistance.

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