Peshawar, September 2
The flooding in rivers and water channels brought about resulting from torrential rains in northwest Pakistan has killed ten individuals, injured 20 others, and broken practically 50 homes, an official stated on Wednesday.
People within the affected areas have been alerted within the wake of excessive water move in rivers for adopting precautionary measures. Tourists have additionally been requested to take further care and to not keep alongside rivers and water channels.
People dwelling in lots of villages located in peril zones have been vacated by the rescue authorities, the official stated.
The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) stated three individuals have been washed away within the Swat River. The physique of 1 individual has been retrieved whereas seek for two others was underway. A police official was additionally amongst these drowned in River Swat.
In Balakot space, three individuals have been washed away in flash floods.
In Oogi space of Mansehra, a home collapsed throughout torrential rains, killing at the very least 4 individuals.
The PDMA stated that 20 individuals have been injured in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa whereas 46 homes have been partially broken and four completely destroyed. PTI