LAHORE – In Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there were about 19 fatalities as a result of the severe rains, including women and children.
On Saturday, rain fell in a number of locations around the nation, and city administrations were on high alert in case of an emergency.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Bannu had the heaviest damage as a result of the rain and storm, with five people—three of whom were children—died and several more were wounded when the walls and roofs of their homes collapsed.
Due to heavy rain, two children and one lady also perished in Lakki Marwat, while three children died in Karak, and their remains were all found among the rubble.
An emergency was declared in all local hospitals after a rainstorm in Dera Ghazi Khan wounded one person and 15 others who were being transported to the district headquarters hospital.
According to Rescue 1122 DG, rescue efforts were under place in the impacted regions, and the wounded were being transported to hospitals.
In the meanwhile, KP interim information minister Barrister Feroze Jamal Shah acknowledged the fatalities and said that hospitals in the affected districts had been placed on high alert.
Separately, other areas of Punjab, including Sargodha, Gujranwala, and Faisalabad, were hammered by ferocious winds and torrential rains.
Three girls perished as a result of a wall fall in Punjab’s Khushab area, which was a tragic tragedy.
In Gujranwala district, rain-related occurrences resulted in at least 10 injuries.