Survey, spray underway in 51 districts affected by locust


Islamabad: May 18, 2020 (TNS): National Disaster Management Authority says survey and spray operations are underway in 51 districts of the country affected by locust.

In a statement on Sunday, NDMA spokesperson said the grasshoppers have attacked 27 districts in Balochistan, nine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 13 in Punjab and two districts in Sindh.

He said in Baluchistan 6,690 hectares area, Punjab 2,000 hectares, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 492 hectares and in Sindh 28 hectares area have been sprayed during last 24 hours.