LAKKI MARWAT - Resident of Kurrum Par Area yesterday demanded of the government to provide relief items to the rain-hit residents of Wanda Shahabkhel village.

The recent spell of heavy rains incurred huge losses on the residents of several villages located across river Kurrum, residents said.

The recent calamity has destroyed many houses and damaged properties in the remote rural localities of the district, local nazim Abdul Qadoos said.

“The residents of Wanda Shahabkhel are among the severely hit and that they are seeking government’s assistance,” he said.

Provincial government needs to initiate prompt measures for rehabilitation of rain and flood affected people of the district, he added.