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10 killed in KP rain-related incidents

July 15, 2021
10 killed in KP rain-related incidents

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Wednesday said that 10 people were killed and 12 other injured in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

A PDMA spokesperson said that 10 houses were damaged in rains. He said that secretary relief on the directives of the Chief Secretary Khyber Pakthunkhwa visited rain-affected areas in Abbottabad and PDMA Director General arrived in Shangla to review ongoing relief activities.

Secretary Relief Yousaf Rahim directed the district administrations to expedite the relief operation and provide all possible assistance to people in rain-hit areas.

KP PDMA Director General Sharif Hussain said that representatives had been nominated for nine districts that were declared sensitive. He said that PDMA was in touch with all concerned organizations to conduct relief operations.

Meanwhile, one seminary student was killed and six injured when roof of a madrassa caved in due to torrential rain and winds in Lakki Marwat. Rescue 1122 shifted all injured to hospital.