CM expresses grief over loss of lives, property due to torrential rains
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mehmood Khan Friday expressed grief and sorrow over loss of precious lives and property in the province due to heavy downpour.
The CM talking to media here vowed to provide financial assistance to affected people for their rehabilitation and said that best medical treatment would be provided to the injured of various incidents.
He directed the relevant quarters to assess the losses and ensure provision of financial assistance to all affected people without any delay and discrimination.
At least seven people have been killed and 13 others injured as fresh spell of heavy intermittent rains have battered Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the last two days.
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA)’s report released here on Friday said eight houses were partially damaged in different parts of the province.
The spokesman said the control room of PDMA was totally functional round the clock to respond to any untoward situation in the province and urged people to contact on 1700 for seeking help.
Meanwhile, the Met Office has predicted more widespread rain-wind or thunderstorm in various parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the next 24 hours. – APP