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Landslide kills seven in Rawalakot as heavy rain continues

Landslide kills seven in Rawalakot as heavy rain continues

RAWALAKOT: At the least seven folks have been killed after a landslide hit their homes in Rawalakot metropolis of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), The News Observers reported on Saturday.

The landslide happened resulting from heavy rain and destroyed 4 homes. A number of folks have been additionally injured within the incident.

“Rescue staff are trying to find bodies buried within the landslide amid unusually heavy rain. Two our bodies have to this point efficiently retrieved from the particles,” stated assistant commissioner Rawalakot.

In the meantime, heavy rain continued in components of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (k-P). As a result of rain, landslides have been additionally anticipated in Hazara, Malakand division, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and the mountainous area of the AJK.

At the least 28 folks had died and dozens extra, together with ladies and youngsters, had gone lacking after heavy rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in AJK’s Neelum valley final month.

Over 150 homes within the Laswa space have been broken whereas dozens of individuals have been swept away within the floods attributable to a cloudburst.

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