PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Senior Minister for Local Government & Rural Development of Jamaat-e-Islami, Inayatullah Khan has declared emergency in the hospitals today to treat the victims of heat-stroke.

In a statement, he expressed deep sorrow on immense heat-wave in Peshawar and was shocked on loss of precious human lives due to immense heat-stroke in various localities and expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved and affected families. He also asked the people to come out of homes with full preparation and adopt all precautionary measures to avoid exposure to sunlight.

He also directed the health officials all over the province for red alert to cope with eventualities due to heat-strokes.