Torrential rain kills 17, injures 30

PESHAWAR, LAHORE: As torrential rains continue all over the country, 17 more people have been reported dead. At least 30 more have been injured, Aaj News reported.

Rain water has inundated several areas in Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, and DI Khan. Roofs of shatter settlements have fallen down, killing an injuring people. At least eight people died as the roofs of their houses fell on them, and 30 more received injury.

Roads have been washed away by the rain. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a bridge connecting 30 villages has been destroyed.

In Punjab a roof fell killing 8 people. In one such incident a father and son died.