At least 28 people were killed and 48 injured in heavy monsoon-triggered flash floods and other rain-related incidents in Pakistan, authorities said on Monday.
The total death toll in Pakistan from this season’s monsoon rains since mid-June has risen to 1,061 along with 1,575 others injured, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.
According to a report released by the NDMA on Sunday night, at least 11 children and three women were among those who lost their lives in rain-related accidents across the country. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was the worst hit with 16 killed.
Additionally, 992,871 houses, 170 bridges and 157 shops have been destroyed, the officials said.