PM grieved over flood-related losses in Chitral

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ISLAMABAD, July 3 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Sunday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of lives, caused by damage to the houses and washing away of mosque while people were offering prayer in Ursoon area of Chitral on Saturday night due to flash floods following heavy rains.

According to a PM House statement, the prime minister prayed to Almighty Allah to bless the martyred souls with eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable losses.

He also directed the National Disaster Management Authority and other federal rescue and relief agencies to recover those stranded due to the floods in Chitral and speed up rescue and relief activities in the area.

The prime minister also directed the authorities concerned to keep him updated on the situation.