14 individuals killed in flash floods in northwest Pakistan


Peshawar, August 28

At least 14 individuals, together with a lady and two kids, have been killed and eight others injured attributable to flash floods attributable to torrential rains in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district, a catastrophe administration official mentioned on Friday.

Eight individuals died in Upper Kohistan district and 6 in Swat district because of the floods on Thursday evening, an official of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) mentioned, including that 40 homes have been broken in these areas.

The flood water inundated homes in Shahgram and Teerat space of Swat district from the place six deaths and accidents to eight individuals have been reported.

PDMA Director General Pervez Khan and Secretary of aid rushed to the affected areas to supervise rescue actions.

The rescue actions are underway in full swing within the affected areas and persons are being shifted to safer locations, Khan mentioned.

Chief Minister Ok P Mehmood Khan, who additionally hails from Swat, has expressed concern over the lack of life and property. PTI



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