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Over 150 Hindu pilgrims rescued after flash floods in Bolan

April 14, 2019

Over 150 Hindu pilgrims were rescued on Sunday after being stranded in Bolan due to flash floods on April 11.

MPA Danesh Kumar said they have been evacuated and are all safe.

Pakistan Army helicopters were used to airlift the stranded pilgrims.

Related: Over 150 Hindu pilgrims stranded in Bolan after flash floods

The local administration, Frontier Constabulary and residents of the area helped them cross the river. They are now being sent back home.

Hindus from Nasirabad and Jafarabad in Balochistan and Jacobabad in Sindh had traveled to the Harisar Devta temple for Vesaki. On April 11, communication was cut off after flash floods lashed the province.

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