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Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Jul 25, – The latest fatalities in Chitral in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province brought the number of deaths blamed on the flooding this week to 42 nationwide. Heavy monsoon rains lashed an already-deluged northern Pakistan before dawn Saturday, as rescuers found the bodies of another 24 people killed by the flooding inundating parts of the […]

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Floods triggered by rains kill 12 more people in Pakistan

Floods triggered by rains kill 12 more people in Pakistan

Jul 24, – Friday’s statement by the National Disaster Management Authority says seven of the deaths were reported in flood-hit areas in the southwestern Baluchistan province while three people died in the eastern Punjab province. Floodwaters also killed two people in the northern Gilgit Baltistan region. Pakistani authorities say flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, […]

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Major quake in southwestern Pakistan kills 39

Major quake in southwestern Pakistan kills 39

Sep 24, –  A major earthquake struck a remote area in southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding dozens as houses collapsed on top of people inside while others fled into the streets and prayed for their lives. The Pakistani military said it was rushing troops and helicopters to Baluchistan province’s […]

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Pakistan warns of more rain after flood deaths hit 80

Pakistan warns of more rain after flood deaths hit 80

Aug 04, – Eastern Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan have been hit by torrential rain, causing floods which have killed at least 80 people. Officials said 34 died in the Sarobi district alone, around 65 km (40 miles) east of the Afghan capital Kabul. Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi was also badly affected, with at least 16 […]

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