Special C-130 cargo plane carrying food, relief goods leaves for Chitral: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Oct 27 (APP): A special C-130 cargo plane of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) left for Chitral on Tuesday carrying seven tons of ration, 2500 ready meals, additional medical teams, 1000 tents and blankets for distribution among earthquake-hit poeple in remote areas.
According to ISPR here, 20 tons of ration, 10,000 ready to eat meals, 1000 tents, 500 blankets have been dispatched by road for distribution in Dir District.
An Army relief Camp and various ration distribution points have also been established.
Pak Army’s damage assessment effort is in progress. ISR (intelligence,
surveillance, reconnaissance) missions are flying over earthquake hit areas.
Director General Frontier Works Organization (DG FWO) visited Karakoram Highway (KKH) with troops, addition to ground teams.
Two Army helicopters are also participating in ongoing relief missions, one each in Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkha.
Rescue work is ongoing and rescue teams are spread in Gilgit Baltistan.30% capacity of all Civil Military Hospitals (CMH) across country has been enhanced.

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