NOWSHERA  - Relief activities here Thursday kicked off momentum as people were seen busy in removing standing water and mud from their houses at worst flood affected villages of Azakhel, Pirpai and Nowshera Kalan.

The district administration and WAPDA has also started relief operation in Azakhel and Pirpai and adjoining villages and restored electricity.

DCO Nowshera, Ayaz Mandokhel is personally supervising the relief operation.

Foods, rice, cloths and relief goods were distributed among the flood affectees of villages Khat Kalay, Azakhel, Nowshera Kalan and Khesgi Payan.

It may be recalled that three people drowned in drains after heavy rains had lashed Azakhel and Pirpai of Nowsehra district on Wednesday.

The residents have urged the government and philanthropists to come and support the flood victims of Nowshera in this hour of need.