After the Chenab River flooded Garkhal village in Jammu district’s Akhnoor subdivision on Saturday, at least 97 households have been relocated to a safer area.
According to an official, the community underwent a tremendous rescue effort as the Chenab River burst a protective wall today.
43 families were relocated, he said, but as heavy rain started falling that morning, the situation became worse when the Chenab River broke through a protective wall and flooded the community.
97 households have reportedly been relocated to safer locations, and temporary shelters have also been set up for them, according to Sub Divisional Police Officer Akhnoor, Mohan Lal Sharma.
He warned that if there is a lot of rain, the situation in the community would worsen if additional water enters from the Chenab River. (KNO)