(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
At least 10 people were killed in monsoon rain-triggered flash
floods during the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster
Management Authority (NDMA) said, Trend reports citing Xinhua .
Four children and two women were among those who lost their
lives in separate flood-related incidents, according to a report
released by the NDMA on Friday evening.
The country's southwestern Balochistan province was the
worst-hit region with six killed, followed by the southern Sindh
province, which reported four deaths, the report said.
The report said 17 houses were destroyed and 26,506 livestock
animals perished in different parts of Pakistan.
The total death toll in Pakistan from this season's monsoon
rains and floods since mid-June has risen to around 1,606, along
with 12,863 injured, the NDMA said.
Additionally, 2,016,025 houses have been destroyed, while an
estimated 1,067,241 livestock animals have perished in the rains
across the country, it said.
Rescue and relief operations by the NDMA, other government
organizations, volunteers and non-governmental organizations were
underway in the flood-hit areas.
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