Water scarcity hits many localities of Zhob

Rafiullah Mandokhail

Blazing sun has been spitting fire for the last couple of days and the nights too are very hot with extremely hot winds, denying any relief to people even after sun set.

The people continued to reel under a severe heat wave.

On the other hand citizens in various parts of Zhob city are experiencing worst water shortage of its kind, as many areas didn’t receive a single drop of water amid sizzling summer for the last few weeks.

The water consumption increased manifold as mercury reached its climax and the summer season reached its peak.

Water scarcity making it extremely hard for the people to brave the exceptional heat. The absence of drinking water has added to the people’s woes manifold.

“Various parts of the city have been in the grip of an acute water shortage for the past couple of days, forcing the residents of the water-starved localities to either buy private tankers or pitch water with the help of children from remote areas, said a social activist Sheikh Ashraf Khan.

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