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Rain, flood hit Kurram hard

By Our Correspondent
April 18, 2024
Commuters face difficulties in transportation due to stagnant rainwater in Peshawar on April 15, 2024. — PPI
Commuters face difficulties in transportation due to stagnant rainwater in Peshawar on April 15, 2024. — PPI

PARACHINAR: Kurram district has suffered widespread damage caused by thunderstorms, winds, heavy rains, and floods from the River Karam.

In various areas of the district, mud-houses have collapsed and agricultural lands along the banks of the River Kurram have been inundated.According to the district administration and Rescue 1122, heavy rains and thunderstorms have caused many makeshift shelters to collapse in different areas of the district. Concerned about the risk to their mud-built structures, many residents have vacated their dwellings.

On the other hand, agricultural lands along the banks of the River Kurram, both upstream and downstream, have been submerged, resulting in significant losses for farmers.Citizens have demanded immediate assistance for those affected by the calamity and the construction of embankments along the riverbanks.