Police repair embankments breached after flooding in Jhelum

Srinagar

Police on Saturday repaired embankments of Jhelum breached by flooding in the river.

Police repair embankments breached after flooding in Jhelum

“The banks of river Jhelum got breached at various points in Sangam area due to rising water level. On the receipt of this information, a team headed by Division Officer of Police Post Sangam rushed to various spots and started the preventive works,” Police spokesman in a statement said.

He said empty Sand bags already issued by district police to various subordinate units were put into use and repair works were taken up at almost all the points to prevent the water flow into civilian areas.

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