Countrywide survey, spray underway in locust-affected areas

Countrywide survey and spray operation is underway in locust affected areas.

According to National Disaster Management Authority, locust has affected 28 districts in Balochistan, 11 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12 in Punjab and 2 in Sindh.

In the last 24 hours, an area of 133,000 hectares was surveyed and 6,100 hectares were sprayed in Balochistan.

In Punjab, 68,000 hectares were surveyed while 2,400 hectares were sprayed.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about 68,000 hectares were surveyed and 900 hectares were treated.

In Sindh, 92,000 hectares were surveyed and 272 hectares were treated during last 24 hours.



Source: Radio Pakistan

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