10 killed, 12 injured in rain-related incidents in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Mar 31 : At least ten people were killed and 12 others injured in rain-related incidents during the last two days in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said an official statement on Sunday.
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said the deceased included eight children and two women while nine children, two women and a man were among the wounded.
The PDMA added that at least 27 houses were damaged across the province in the torrential rain that started on Friday.
The statement said rescue teams were sent to affected areas and the deceased and injured were shifted to hospitals, adding that the people whose houses were damaged had been provided with shelters and necessary aid. (UNI)