Mass evacuation as Sorab dam develops crack

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Our Correspondent
Quetta

Hundreds of people evacuated as an under-construction dam in Balochistan’s Sorab area has developed a crack on Sunday.

As the water of recent rains started to fill the under-construction Tarki Dam, the widening crack has put the adjacent populated areas at risk.

According to Sorab Deputy Commissioner Abdul Qadus Achakzai, the population living near the dam was being evacuated to a safer place.

The populated areas near the dam facing grave danger are: Gizdaghan, Dun, Naghar and some areas of the Sorab city.

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