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Rains, Snowfall Related Incidents Claim 100 Lives

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Rains, Snowfall Related Incidents Claim 100 Lives

QUETTA: The death toll from rain and snow-related incidents in around the country has risen to 100 .

As many as 11 dead bodies have been recovered from Sargan Valley buried under the heavy snowfall.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority, 76 people were killed in the avalanches triggered by heavy rains and snowfall in Azad Kashmir, while 20 people were killed in Balochistan and two each in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The NDMA maintained that at many as 90 people sustained injuries in these incidents. The avalanches damaged two hundred and thirteen houses.

Rescue teams have been in the field to provide relief to the affected people. As many as 2000 tents, 1250 blankets and 2250 other necessary items have been delivered to the affected areas.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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