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Balochistan Rains: At least 20 people dead, Quetta declared disaster struck region

At least 20 people have been repor­­ted dead in rain-related accidents in several districts of Balochistan.

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Following the harsh monsoon spell in Balochistan, the provincial government has declared Quetta a disaster-struck area.

The provincial government has also imposed a state of emergency in the provincial capital after rain wreaked havoc, killing more than a dozen people in the province.

The death toll in rain-related accidents in several districts of Balochistan has surged to 20.

At least six people, including two women and three young girls, were killed and over a dozen people injured in rain-related incidents in Balochistan on Monday.

According to the Balochistan Disaster Management Authority, Qila Saifullah, Zhob, Pishin, and Harnai districts have been the most affected by the rains.

Whereas flood conditions have also been reported in Muslim Bagh, Qamaruddin, and Khushnoob.

While heavy rains have been lashing parts of Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Sibi, Ziarat, Barkhan, Loralai, Lasbela, Kohlu, Dera Bugti, Awaran, Noshki, and Chagai districts.

The devastation caused by the rains can be witnessed through various posts circulating on social media.

 

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.