Houses swept away in Chitral floods

Due to flooding in the Aiwan Nala, roads going towards the Kailash Valley have been closed off.


Web Desk August 01, 2013
A screengrab shows the flooded street in Chitral. SCREENGRAB: EXPRESS NEWS

CHITRAL: Five houses and two shops were swept away due to heavy flooding  in Chitral District, Express News reported on Thursday.

Irrigation pipelines, agricultural land and livestock were also lost or damaged due to the heavy rain and flooding.

Expensive logs of wood were swept away in the current of the flood.

Clean drinking water was also affected as the flood water reached the springs used for drinking.

Due to flooding in the Aiwan Nala, roads going towards the Kailash Valley have been closed off.

As the monsoons creep across the Northern parts of Pakistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the tribal belt in particular are beginning to feel the full force of the season.

Heavy rains and floods have damaged infrastructure and standing crops across many areas.

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COMMENTS (4)

abdul sadiq | 7 years ago | Reply

i am amazed how the media fools the masses in the name of journalism.. i belong to Chitral and this picture captioned as Street of Chitral is the biggest lie.. how come you journalists have no shame to sell lies in the name of jounalism..be honest to your profession and provide with real pics of Chitral floods

inam ullah wali | 7 years ago | Reply

what is the job of Pdma?why they r watching each thing just as silent spectator

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