(ETH) – The plague of locusts has reached Pakistan as millions of the insects have left crops devoured in the wake of their devastating rampage and forcing the Pakistani government to declare a national emergency.  According to reports, Millions of locusts descended in the Punjab province, the country’s main agricultural region, and in cities across the Pakistani-Indian border.

Authorities are calling this invasion the worst locust attack in decades. Pakistan’s Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said: “We are facing the worst locust infestation in more than two decades and have decided to declare a national emergency to deal with the threat.” immediate measures are being implemented to try to prevent destructive cop failure. The country’s Food Security Minister Makhdoom Thurso Bakhtiar described the attack as “unprecedented and alarming”. 

Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.