High winds and heavy rains on Sunday lashed diverse parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), causing flooding on roads and resulting in the dying of at least six greater humans, inclusive of a infant.
Bannu district became the worst affected where torrential rain inundated Kakki, Khejri, Howarth, Sorani, Pakka Bachak, Char Mari, Burge Pump, New Sabzi Mandi and Pir Khail Kakki areas.
According to Rescue 1122, 4 human beings died and fifty four sustained accidents in diverse rain associated incidents in Bannu. The dead and the injured had been shifted to numerous hospitals in the district. The government have introduced a state of emergence at all the three authorities hospitals of the metropolis.
The rain and wind downed electric powered poles and wire and brought on roofs and partitions fall apart at many locations, injuring 3 youngsters in Sorani and one man or woman in Khejri area. Five human beings were injured in any other wall collapses incident in Char Mari.
According to officials, there has been a opportunity of an increase within the wide variety of casualties. Most of these rain-related injuries occurred within the suburban areas, they added.
In Lakki Marwat district, the roof of Tehsil Sarai Naurang Police Station caved in, inflicting injuries to at least one individual. In Manjiwala region of the district, a truck—which changed into transporting items from Peshawar to Karachi—misplaced manipulate in heavy rain and overturned.
A man injured inside the accident was shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Sarai Naurang.
Due to heavy rain within the K-P’s provincial capital, a wall collapsed within the Badaber vicinity. The roof of a mosque near Nishtarabad Commerce College caved in, while a number of trees have been uprooted at the Peshawar Governor House.
Two people together with a baby died in these rain associated incidents, while 5 sustained accidents.
K-P Caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan expressed his condolences at the lack of lives. In a statement on Sunday, the chief minister expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved households. He additionally expressed his desires for the fast recovery of these injured.
The chief minister directed the divisional and district administrations worried to initiate on the spot rescue operations on the affected places, provide relief to the affected households and take vital steps to make certain timely medical resource to the injured.
“In this hour of problem, the provincial government is with the victims. They will now not be left by myself and they will accept all feasible guide,” he said in the assertion.