7 killed, several injured as rain wreaks havoc in Bajaur Agency


KHAR: At least seven people died and several others were injured after heavy rain wreaked havoc in different areas of Bajaur Agency on Saturday.

According to details, due to heavy rain, the roof and a wall of a religious seminary located in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency, collapsed.  Five people, including Salahuddin, Hazrat Gul, Khalid, Wajid and Siddique, died in the incident while several others were injured.

Wife of a local Dawai Khan died when the wall of a house situated in Niag area of Mamond tehsil collapsed due to rain. Another Rehmanuddin died in a similar incident in Kosar area of tehsil Khar.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Agency Headquarters Hospital where the condition of one injured person was stated to be critical.