26 Killed, 11 Injured in Floods Across Pakistan in 24 Hours


On Saturday night, Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) informed that 26 people were killed and 11 others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods over the last 24 hours.

At least 12 children and three women were among those who lost their lives in different flood-related accidents. The Sindh province was the worst-hit region with 22 killed, followed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces which reported two deaths, respectively. Moreover, 40,980 houses were destroyed and 875 livestock perished.

The total death toll from this season's monsoon rains and floods since mid-June has risen to around 1,290 along with 12,588 injured, according to the latest statistics by the NDMA.

Authorities informed that 169,831 people have been rescued since the beginning of the crisis, adding that 633,091 people are currently living in the camps. Additionally, 1,468,019 houses have been destroyed, while an estimated 736,459 livestock has perished in the rains.