Monday, October 31, 2005

EME starts installing generators in tent villages

Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (EME) of Pakistan Army has started installation of generators for provision of electricity to the survivors living in tent villages of the quake hit areas of NWFP. EME is working round the clock on installation of 55 generators at various tent villages established by Pakistan Army at Banna, Kaghan and Gabori valley. Solar enrgy system is also being installed in tent villages of Hassa and Bassain of Balakot. Army on Monday setup several advance supply bases in the worst hit areas of Kaghan, Sirren and Allai valleys while Army Engineers cleared Balakot-Mangli, Thakot-Darband, Thakot-Banna, Darband-Thakot and Dubair-Khwar roads. Work on Balakot-Naran road is in progress from both the ends. As many as 98 sorties were flown by army aviation to airlift food stuffs, water and medicines.

Source: Dawn
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