Heavy rains kill 34 people in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR: Torrential rains coupled with strong winds and thunderstorms have killed at least 34 people and injured over 100 others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwest Pakistan.

According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), the heavy rains that lashed the region on Saturday killed people in Bannu,Dikhan, Lakki Marwat and Karak districts.

The casualties occurred due to collapsing of walls and uprooting of trees in parts of southern districts.

More than 110 people who sustained injuries have been shifted to hospitals.


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