LAHORE - A large consignment of relief goods weighing 200 tons was dispatched by road from Army Relief Camp Fortress Stadium for earthquake victims of Balochistan Wednesday, according to an ISPR press release.   Pakistan Army Lahore Garrison has already dispatched 139 tons of relief goods to effected areas in four different consignments before Eid.

Earlier, Brigadier Mazhar Kayani, Commander Logistics Lahore Garrison informed the media that 400 tons of relief goods had been collected in Army Relief Camps at Lahore. He said that 139 tons of food items and medicines have already been transported to quake hit areas. He said that with inclusion of today’s consignment, a total of 339 tons of rations and other relief items will reach the calamity hit region from Lahore Garrison. He said that a number of NGOs and civil organisations were making generous contributions for this noble cause. He lauded the overall national spirit in providing succour and solace to the distressed people.  Brigadier Mazhar Kayani eulogised the commitment and dedication of soldiers distributing relief items in affected areas despite the risk to their lives in insurgency plagued areas of Awaran, Mashkey and Kech.