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2 more killed in rain-related incidents

By Bureau report
April 19, 2024
An old man covering himself with an umbrella during rain in Peshawar. — APP/File
An old man covering himself with an umbrella during rain in Peshawar. — APP/File

PESHAWAR: Two more people were killed in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday. Police officials said that the son of Sardar Ali, a student in Grade 3, died in a wall collapse incident in the far-off Khot village of Upper Chitral.

They said that the son of Sardar Ali was on his way to school when the rain-hit wall collapsed, burying him alive. The locals retrieved his body from the debris.Elsewhere, a child was killed when a rain-triggered landslide hit him in the Tormang area in Lower Dir.Meanwhile, the Provincial Disasters Management Authority officials said that 33 persons were killed in the recent rain-related incidents in the province.