28 killed, 65 injured due to current rain spell in KP
PESHAWAR: Twenty-eight people have been killed and 65 injured as heavy rains lashed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Pakistan Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) on Monday.
The spokesperson of PDMA informed that 255 houses were partially damaged while 27 were reported completely damaged.
Similarly, 67 livestock including goats, sheep and others also died when roof of houses collapsed.
Relief goods including tents, mats etc have been distributed among affected people on the directives of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan in Batagram, Shangla, Charsadda, Swabi and Mardan districts.
The PDMA has informed all the district administrations to take precautionary measures and call on 1700 help line during any untoward incident for 24/7.
The Relief Department declared emergency from March 7 to March 14 to provide relief to the victims of rains affective. - APP