Rains, flood related incidents kill 13 in Balochistan, AJK, KP, Punjab

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Torrential rain causes flooding

QUETTA: At least four 13 people have been killed and dozens injured in rains and flood related incidents across the country.
At least four people were killed while about 200 families were trapped due flash flood in Lasbela district of Balochistan after torrential rains in the province.
Meanwhile, the Balochistan government issued an emergency in the district of Lasbela after flash flooding caused by torrential rains.
The government of Balochistan has sought help from the Pakistan Army . According to the Deputy Commissioner, rescue operation to evacuate some 200 families trapped in a village in the district is underway. “The torrential rains and flash flooding have caused damaged in the area.”
He added, four helicopters of the Pakistan Army will take part in the rescue and relief activities today. A spokesperson of the government confirmed that an emergency has been declared in Lasbela.
The spokesperson added the concerned departments and the district administration of Lasbela are taking part in the rehabilitation process.
In AJK, at least one child was killed and two injured when they were hit by avalanche. Three people were killed in Upper Dir. In Rajanpur district of Punjab, a couple was killed and two others injured when the roof of their house collapsed. Similarly, roof collapse killed four people in  Multan.

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