Monsoon flooding death toll reaches 1162
Flash floods precipitated through heavy monsoon rains proceed to wreak havoc across much of Pakistan as 36 more died in 24 hours, taking the dying toll from calamity to 1162.
According to the National Disaster Management report, the heavy rains and flood have killed 249 people in Balochistan, 405 in Sindh, 187 in Punjab, 257 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, forty one in Azad Kashmir and 22 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
The report brought that 730483 cattle died and more than1057000 homes have been damaged due to rains and floods throughout the country.
Furthermore, the floods have additionally induced remarkable damage to the infrastructure and roads. Reportedly, 2328 kilometers of highways had been affected in Sindh and 60 bridges had been damaged. In KP, 1589 km roads had been affected and eighty four bridges had been damaged. While in Gilgit-Baltistan, sixteen kilometers of highways and sixty five bridges had been affected by the flood.