The death toll in floods and landslides in Pakistan due to monsoon rains that have been effective since 14 June has risen to 1061. According to the Pakistan National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), 24 people were killed and 119 injured in the last 71 hours in the country. The number of people who lost their lives in the heavy rains that have been effective throughout the country since 14 June increased to 1061 and 1575 people were injured.
According to AA, 149 bridges were destroyed due to heavy rains and 3 kilometers of highways were damaged. Of the 451 thousand 992 damaged houses, 871 thousand 287 were completely destroyed. While 412 thousand 498 people were sheltered in the aid camps established, the number of those rescued increased to 442 thousand 51. On the other hand, 275 thousand 719 farm animals perished.
According to the news on Geo News television, 30 students were stranded in the Kumrat Valley, located in the Upper Dir region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, due to the ongoing rain and flood. Stating that they were trying to sleep on wet ground and that their food and drinks were exhausted, the students asked the authorities to save themselves. Officials announced that they will start rescue efforts once the weather improves.
Günceleme: 29/08/2022 11:29