Rains kill 33 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Thirty-three people died in rain-related incidents in different areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.

Express July 28, 2010

PESHAWAR: Thirty-three people died in rain-related incidents in different areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.

Flash floods also swept away several bridges in the province.

Heavy rains flooded many areas of Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Bannu, Karak, Swat, Shangla, DI Khan and Dir.

Four people were killed when the roof of their house collapsed in the Budh Bair area of Peshawar.

In the Takht Nusrati area of Karak, four people died in separate incidents of roof collapses.

Meanwhile, the bodies of five people, who were swept away by a flood in the River Gambila, have been found.

The army has been called in Peshawar to provide relief to people after a breach in a drain inundated many areas of the city, while water has entered several houses in the Hayatabad, Regi, Tajabad areas of Peshawar.


Faqir Tanha | 11 years ago | Reply Indeed, rain is a blessing.
Faqir Tanha | 11 years ago | Reply Insh'Allah, those who were affected will be taken care of one way or another. May our Muslim brohters, sisters, children, parents, and grandparents who died in this or any other incident enter heaven firdaws. Our people are suffering too much. Change is in our own hands though. Until we wake up and see the reality of destruction upon our own land and our own families and our selves, we will continue to be used, abused, and killed. Wake up people; wake up!
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