Three killed, six injured in rain-related incidents: PDMA
PESHAWAR: Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Thursday said that at least three persons were killed and six injured in rain-related incident across the province.
The PDMA control room is on high-alert and issued directives to speed up relief operations in the affected districts.
The PDMA is in close contact with the district administration and other relief agencies to carry out relief operations in all the districts.
The met office has forecast more rainfall in all districts of the province till Saturday, reports APP.
Earlier, the death toll from rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reached 28 as three new cases were reported on Monday while the figure of those injured touched 65 mark.
In rain-related incidents in the province, 67 cattle were also killed. According to the PDMA, the five-day torrential rains destroyed 27 houses and damaged 225 houses in various districts of the province. Following identification of the victims, the PDMA distributed relief items including tents, mats and mattress among the affected families in Battagram, Shangla, Charsadda, Mardan and the authority is in contact with the district administration of all districts. – APP