Three die five injured as windstorms batter Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Two people died and a child injured as windstorm related incidents reported from the different parts of Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Tuesday evening, Also house damages.

The rainfall coupled with strong windstorm hit the district Shangla which caused deaths of two persons a woman and a man at tehsil Chakesar and tehsil Shahpur and a child was injured in Alpuri tehsil.

The Shangla deputy commissioner, Hassan Abid told The Northern Post that the windstorm hit the Shangla district various parts and his office and revenue department team was collecting the information of losses and damages, however two casualties and some houses damage reports were received.

He said a woman identified as Fatora Bibi died after a tree fell on her at Chichlo, Ranyal area of Shahpur tehsil, Latif Ur Rehman died after a three storey house collapsed at Bachkata area of Chakesar tehsil.

Also in Alpuri the house of Abdul Qadir collapsed as a result a child Muskan, Daughter of Muhammad Tahir was injured and she was taken to the district headquarters hospital, Alpuri for treatment.

The gusty winds also flown away a number of houses rooftops, mostly of steel sheets, at Ranyal, Bisham and other areas, however the official reports of the losses and damages were being gathered from the all areas.
Widespread rains, thunderstorms expected in KP from Monday
Shahabudin, a local, told journalists that the strong winds damaged his house, Maddrassa and flew away the rooftop of the rooms where female students of the seminary used to study.
The provincial disaster management authority’s official said a woman was killed and five other were injured at Karak district of South Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a result of windstorm and rains lashed the on Tuesday.

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