Pakistan

At least 11 dead due to torrential rains in upper parts of country

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ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people were reported dead and over 60 wounded after strong winds coupled with torrential downpours lashed upper parts of the country on Wednesday, ARY News reported.

The incidents occurred in several cities including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Attock, Peshawar, Naushehra and Charsadda, where roofs of scores of houses caved in due to heavy rains.

The victims also included women and children. Rescue workers and the locals are busy in rescuing people trapped under wreckage of houses.

There have been apprehensions of rise in number of casualties in the wake of thunderstorm.

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