Water released by India in a drain along the Indo-Pak border started receding near Ballanwala village on Wednesday.
Owing to the quick flow of water, breaches occurred in the drain at various places. As a result, crop over hundreds acres submerged. Rescue 1122 teams with the district officials, including DCO Irshad Hussain Shah and DPO Ali Gohar, reached the spot. Earlier on Tuesday evening, India released a huge quantity of water entered Pakistan from the Khem Karn side. Water entered several houses in Ballanwala, disrupting its road link.
Though up to 6-inch water has receded, but areas from Ballanwala village to Talwar post are still inundated. DCO Irshad Hussain Shah told The News that relief and medical camps had been established in the affected area. He directed the people living in Ballanwala, Gaddoki and Kamalpura areas to remain at safer places.