Pakistan News: Eight children died due to a landslide on Thursday (July 06) in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. While one child is still missing. According to local media reports, the landslide occurred when children were playing cricket in Martung area of Shangla district. The age of all the children was between 12-14 years.
According to media reports, around 9 to 14 children were playing cricket at the time of the accident. Then it rained heavily and the children got trapped in it. Eight children died in the accident, while one child is said to be missing. Some children were trapped in the debris of the landslide, who were brought out safely after the rescue operation. According to the report, the condition of one of the rescued children has become critical after the rescue operation, who has been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Let us tell you that once again it is raining heavily in many parts of Pakistan. In such a situation, the possibility of an uproar has increased once again. On Thursday (July 6), the death toll due to monsoon rains in the last two weeks has increased to 55. On Wednesday, 19 people died due to roof collapse and electrocution in Lahore. So far 15 .mals have died due to heavy rains and 62 houses have also collapsed.
Let us tell you that heavy rains are continuing in Pakistan this season, due to which the water level of Jhelum and Chenab rivers has increased in Punjab province. In view of the heavy rains, disaster management agencies have been put on high alert. Significantly, due to floods in 2022, there was a loss of $ 30 billion in Pakistan, which is currently struggling with cash crunch. About 1,739 people died in this.