Khyber PakhtoonKhuwa

16 killed as heavy rains cause havoc in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least 16 people were killed, while 55 were injured as heavy rains caused havoc in Peshawar on Friday, ARY News reported.

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According to details, at least 16 people were killed, while 55 were injured as the roofs and walls of several houses collapsed due to heavy rains speedy winds. The deceased and the injured included a large number of women and children.

One of the major incident took place when the roof of a religious seminary collapsed killing more than half a dozen, stormy winds uprooted the trees and electricity poles in the provincial capital.

Heavy rains and turbulent winds devastated the transmission and communication system, plunging the entire city into darkness.

Many of the low-lying areas of the city were also flooded by the rain water causing huge losses by entering into the homes.

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16 killed as heavy rains cause havoc in Peshawar

by Kashif Imran