QUETTA: Family of six members, who were stranded in a flash flood following heavy rains in the Kachhi area of Bolan district, Balochistan, were rescued by Frontier Corps (FC) on Monday.
The family, including children, was come to Bolan Lake for a picnic where they were stranded in flash flood and unable to move further, FC team said. Two FC team members, Naik Niyal Khan and Yusuf Ali, were also stuck there, who were then along with stranded family rescued through Crane.
Earlier, Pakistan Army teams have rescued more than 150 stranded Hindu pilgrims from the flood-hit mountainous region of Balochistan’s Ziarat area after hours of rescue operation here on Sunday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), more than 150 Hindu pilgrims stranded in the mountainous region of the Balochistan’s Ziarat region have been rescued after a continuous rescue operation in the flood-hit areas and have been shifted to safe places. The rescue operation was carried out by the Army’s helicopters ad lasted for 36 hours, added ISPR.