More than 1,500 dead, 12,000 injured in Pakistan floods: report


Islamabad: The total death toll in Pakistan from this season’s monsoon rains and floods since mid-June has risen to about 1,545, along with 12,860 injured, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said. .

According to a report released by the NDMA on Saturday evening, 552 children and 315 women were among those who lost their lives in separate rain-related or flood-related accidents in the country, reports Xinhua news agency.

In addition, 1,943,978 houses were destroyed and 943,909 livestock were killed in different parts of Pakistan, according to the report.

He added that 12,735 km of roads and 375 bridges were damaged throughout the season.

Additionally, 81 districts and approximately 33,046,329 people have been affected by the floods, according to statistics released by the NDMA.

The country’s southern Sindh province was the worst-hit region with 678 deaths, followed by the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and southwestern Balochistan provinces, which reported 306 and 299 deaths, respectively.

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