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More Than 200 Died Dozens Injured By Flood Related Incidents

Flood water lashing Punjab and Azad Kashmir
Flood water lashing Punjab and Azad Kashmir

According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) so far 156 people have lost their lives in Punjab and 64 have died in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in rain and flood related incidents, while 287 people were injured in Punjab and 109 in AJK. Moreover, eleven people have died and five others were injured in Gilgit-Baltistan in rain related incidents.

1,413 houses were partly damaged while 265 were completely destroyed in Punjab; the number of villages affected is 1,337 with 551,159 people affected. According to NDMA data, total crop area affected by floods was 435,843 acres. In Azad Kashmir, 3,986 houses were partly while 2,132 have been completely destroyed, with over 30,000 affected in AJK.