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Wani visits rain-battered area of Kupwara

india Updated: Aug 17, 2010 20:24 IST

Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Nasir Aslam Wani on Tuesday visited remote area of Macchil in Kupwara district to assess damage caused by incessant rains and floods there.

A large area of the region has been inundated resulting in extensive damage to crops and property due to recent incessant rains.

After inspecting the affected areas, Wani issued immediate instructions to the District Administration to expeditiously assess the damage so that victims are adequately compensated.

Wani directed the engineers of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department to take effective steps to prevent flooding and inundation in the region.