QUETTA: Thousands of families trapped in flood-affected areas of Jaffarabad district are yet to be rescued. They are facing an acute shortage of food, drinking water and medicines.
Although the army has rescued hundreds of people, a large number of families are still stranded in the flooded areas and along the Khirthar canal.
The death toll in Jaffarabad rose to 50 on Tuesday. Fifteen of them died of gastroenteritis and other diseases and the others were swept away by flood torrents.