3 killed, four injured in rain-related incidents in KP

PESHAWAR    –  Three persons were killed and four others were injured in different rain-snowfall accidents, Provincial Disasters Management Authority (PDMA) said in a report issued here on Saturday.

One house was partially damaged while another was completely damaged, PDMA report said.

The PDMA issued preliminary reports of various accidents due to rain and snowfall during last 24 hours. Relief operations are being carried out by the concerned district administration on the direction of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

Since, the district administration and concerned agencies are taking steps to rehabilitate the closed roads, the report said.

District Administration and related agencies issued alert on the direction of PDMA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director General PDMA Sharif Hussain said. He said close liaison with all district administrations and related agencies and the PDMA is constantly monitoring the situation.

The PDMA had sent a letter to all the districts on January 20 instructing them to forecast heavy rains and snowfall and to take precautionary measures, DG PDMA said.

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