protective embankment

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a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification

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The cross section of the protective embankment in Hiro village is shown in Fig.
The Chief Minister expressed these views while inspecting protective embankment at Harsa Sheikh, Chiniot, visit to flood affected areas and talking to the affectees today.
Taking notice of complaints regarding sudden breach in the protective embankment of rural area of Wajlana, he ordered an inquiry and constituted a committee which would furnish its report in this regard.
Meanwhile, the district administration is trying to create a protective embankment to save Thatta city.
LARKANA -- Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday visited the Akil-Aaghani Loop Bund, Nusrat Loop Bund, Shahani bund and other protective embankment of the River Indus in Larkana district.
Bunda Ishaq, Faizpur, Makhan Bela and Chowk Bela and Chowk Nazeer were submerged while the protective embankment near Raheem Yar Khan has been broken to save the national highway from inundation.
However, flash flood has inundated all villages located on the left bank of the river Chenab or inside the protective embankment.
The clay dredging and landfilling of a barge, as well as over protective embankments excavator approx.
Khuhro said that Irrigation staff was available for 24 hours monitoring protective embankments and prepared to face any eventuality.
The GOC also inspected protective embankments of Dadu Moro Bridge, said a hand out issued here on Thursday.
LARKANA -- Sindh Minister for Home Affairs Suhail Anwar Siyal Tuesday visited Akil-Aaghani Loop Bund, Abad Mangli Bund, Hakra Protective Bund, Seri Bund and other protective embankments of the River Indus in Larkana district.
The situation was critical in Jacobabad, Jaffarabad and Dera Allah Yar as water from breaches in canals and protective embankments poured into the area.
Dadu and Johi are about 320km north of the main southern port city of Karachi and officials fear the waters will breach protective embankments unless they are quickly strengthened.
Over 5,000-year-old Mohenjo-Daro archeological treasures are at risk of being inundated by terrible flooding as protective embankments along the Indus continue to disintegrate.
Many of these protective embankments have eroded over time because of low water levels.