Earthquake – Army Assistance for Relief and Rescue of Local Populace

Rawalpindi, April 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Score of houses collapsed in Mashkhel (located close to Pak –Iran border ) District Washuk. Frontier Corps troops (62 Wing) located in area immediately tasked by Headquarters Southern Command to respond to the situation; undertake relief and rescue operations and provide medical treatment to the injured. Additional Frontier Corps troops being moved from Kharan to supplement the relief efforts. Army helicopters being flown to Mashkhel along with medical staff,tents, medicines and other relief items for helping the locals on emergent basis.

For more information, contact:
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
Hilal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 927 1605
Fax: +9251 927 1601
Email: ispr@ispr.gov.pk

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