Situation of locust attack under control

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Our Correspondent

Bahawalpur

In the aftermath of the attack of swarms of locusts in the Cholistan, the situation is completely under control and pesticides have been sprayed on an area of more than 6000 acres, using a specially designed aircraft, vehicles and camels.
According to Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Raja Khurram Shahzad, continuous monitoring of locusts will be ensured as this threat would persist till the end of September. He said that high level of vigilance must be maintained to successfully eliminate the pest.