(Infosette News) QUETTA: Balochistan’s flour shortage crisis has gotten worse, making things worse for the people there who are already suffering from the damage caused by torrential rains and following flash floods.
Details indicate that the cost of flour has significantly increased in Quetta and other areas of Balochistan.
The price of the flour per kilogramme ranged from Rs130 to Rs135.
The price of a 20-kilogram bag of flour has increased from Rs1,600 to Rs2,700 in the province.
Fifty kilogrammes of flour might be purchased for Rs6,300.
Most flour shops and utility stores in Quetta and other areas of the province have been without flour.
It is important to note that the suspension of travel between Balochistan and the rest of the nation has caused the flour issue to intensify.
The previous day, it was reported that three additional persons had perished in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths caused by the severe rains and flash floods in Balochistan to 263.
The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) reports that 263 persons have died overall in Balochistan as a result of severe rainfall and flash floods. 125 men, 59 women, and 79 children were among those who died, while 166 people were hurt.