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75 killed in Pakistan floods


At least 75 people were killed and 59 others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods and other rain-related incidents in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

According to a report released by the NDMA on Monday, at least 27 children and 17 women were among those who lost their lives in different rain-related accidents across the country.

The total death toll in Pakistan from this season’s monsoon rains since mid-June has risen to at least 1,136 along with 1,634 others injured, the NDMA said.

Additionally, 1,051,570 houses, 162 bridges, and 170 shops have been destroyed, while an estimated 735,375 livestock perished in the rains across the country, it said.

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