Nine more die in Balochistan rains and floods

QUETTA: Nine more people lost lives to the rains and floods in Balochistan on Monday.

According to a Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) report, the death toll due to torrential rains and floods in the province had reached 136. Those who lost their lives in the recent heavy rains and floods include 56 men, 33 women, and 47 children. Most deaths have been reported in Bolan, Quetta, Zhob, Dukki, and Khuzdar.

Hundreds of houses have been turned into piles of rubble by rains and floods, and thousands of people are forced to spend days and nights under the open sky. The flood-hit people are also facing a shortage of food and water.

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