Rain, flash floods kill three in Balochistan

January 24, 2017
By: Samaa Web Desk
Published in Pakistan




ISLAMABAD: Three people including a woman were killed and seven others injured as rain triggered flash floods in Balochistan.

Heavy rain continues to fall in various areas of Balochistan which has overflowed the streams and nullahs. Intermittent rain in the province has also submerged the roads in water.

In Kharotabad, roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rainfall while killing a woman and injuring five others.

A seasonal nullah in Kalat claimed the life of a person.

Meanwhile, a vehicle was swept away by flash floods in Chaman as a result of which one was killed and two sustained injuries.

Balochistan government has issued travel advisory in view of the forecast of additional heavy rains in the province.

Heavy machinery has been transferred to pivotal areas whereas rescue process has also been initiated in the flood affected places. –APP
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Story first published: 24th January 2017

 

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