Three killed as heavy rain lashes KP


Heavy rains in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar killed three persons and injured 42 others.

The ceiling of BRT stations flew in the air due to fast winds. The speed of wind was so immense that it not only damaged houses but also trees .

Police said three people were found dead while many others were injured in rain-related incidents. The deceased include one woman and a child. The administration of Khyber Teaching Hospital said they received 17 injured persons out of which one is in critical condition.

The heavy rains also damaged the electricity distribution system. The spokesperson of PESCO said 191 feeders were affected by rains and electricity has been restored at 21 feeders. The work for restoration is underway on remaining 171 feeders, he added.