4 killed, two injured in rains: PDMA


At least four persons were killed and two injured due to rains, floods and lightning during the last 24 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Provincial Disaster Management Authority PDMA issued a report on Tuesday that three persons including two children died in Lakki Marwat while one person died in Shangla district. According to reports so far, one house was reported partially damaged in the province.

District Administration, Rescue 1122, Civil Defense and other related institutions are alerted in this connection. The situation is being continuously monitored. Steps are being taken to open the closed roads. PDMA issued a letter on April 26 to all concerned institutions and district administration regarding this spell of rain to take advance measures regarding rains, hailstorms and floods in the province.

It was worth mentioned here that heavy rain lashed the provincial metropolis and other parts of KP while upper regions of Hazara division received snowfall which turned the weather chiller. Peshawar and most of other districts of the province such as Khyber, Nowshera, Malakand, Lower and Upper Dir, Swat, Buner, Mansehra, Torghar received a heavy rain in the aftenoon. The rain in the provincial metroplis was coupled with hailstorm.