Defense Minister vows more aid to flood-hit people in SE Iran

Tasnim – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the ministry has mobilized all its facilities and equipment to help the flood-stricken people in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

During a visit to Sistan and Balouchestan, Brigadier General Hatami met and sympathized with a number of families affected by the floods in the province.

The Ministry of Defense was present in the flood-stricken areas along with other organizations and deployed forces in order to help the people out of the critical situation, he said.

The Armed Forces have always sided with the “noble and patient” people of Islamic Iran and are always ready to provide relief for them in critical situations, the minister added.

Following heavy downpours and torrential rains, some parts of the two provinces of Sistan and Balouchestan and Kerman were affected by massive flash floods last month.

Sistan and Balouchestan was affected in the most severe way due to record-breaking rainfall in years.

Flood poured into the two provinces inundating around 350 villages, interrupting the people live in the area.