18 killed in rain-related incidents in northwestern part of Pakistan

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In Pakistan, flash floods and landslides triggered by the monsoon rains have killed at least 18 people in the northwestern part of the country since yesterday.

An official said today that at least 12 people were killed and over 22 others injured in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to flash floods, landslides and rain-related accidents.

In Chitral district, the colony set up for Chinese engineers working on Lawari tunnel was also inundated by flash floods.However, the engineers were evacuated to safer places.

At least six people were killed when their vehicle fell in the Indus River in Kohistan district. The passengers were travelling from Gilgit to lower Dir district for Eid vacations when they met the accident took place at Janchaal area. (AIR NEWS)

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