Flour Crisis Starts In KP
The sources say that stock has left only for two days after supply from Punjab stopped.
They say that flour stock in Peshawar has left for only two days and price of 20 kg flour bag has increased by Rs 100 just in one week whereas the rate of 85 kg sack has surged by Rs 400-500. Flour delivery, the sources say, have stopped completely from Punjab. People have complained that it was already difficult to make ends meet and the new crisis has increased more miseries.
KP Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai asked people to not eat fine flour, quoting statement of doctors that fine flour can become a cause of cancer whereas local whole-wheat flour saves from stomach diseases.