Shops, hotels collapse as torrential rain hits Balakot

Shops, hotels collapse as torrential rain hits Balakot

BALAKOT: At least ten shops and hotels collapsed in Balakot after torrential rain hit parts of country on Thursday night.
According to details, the local administration had already issued warning to the people living in the area due to which, no loss of human life reported so far.
On the other hand, heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds lashed the twin cities where trees and electricity polls were uprooted.
A man was killed when a tree fell on him near Rawal Lake. The dead body has been shifted to Poly Clinic hospital.
Several vehicles suffered a loss due to heavy rain and 300 feeders of IESCO were tripped cutting the electricity supply to the city. The distribution company said they have started restoring the electric supply.
IG Islamabad has formed teams to help citizens suffering due to bad weather.

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