Two including a child drown in rainwater pond

 Two including a child drown in rainwater pond

Two including a child drown in rainwater pond

ISLAMABAD(PESHAWAR), 15 July: Two people including a child on Thursday drowned in a rainwater pond in Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday.

According to rescue sources, the incident was reported in Lakki Marwat’s Abba Khel area, where a man drowned in a rainwater pond while trying to save the child.

The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained as per initial reports, while the bodies have been fished out and moved to a nearby hospital.

Earlier on July 29, last year, at least six people had been killed and several others suffered injuries in rain-related incidents in different areas of Punjab.

According to the details, two siblings had been killed and another injured when the wall of their house collapsed due to downpour in a Sargodha village. The area residents had rushed to the scene and shifted the bodies and the injured to the hospital.

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Provincial Disaster Management Authority(PDMA) Punjab has issued alert over apprehensions of high level flood in River Chenab, on Monday.

The high level flood is expected in Chenab on July 12 and 13 with a flood flow of 2,00,000 to 3,00,000 cusecs of water, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said in its alert. The water level at outfall drains linked to the river will likely to soar causing flood in the area.

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