PESHAWAR Amidst the reported deaths of 58 people in various parts of the province, at least eight persons died and scores of others injured due to heavy rain and flood water in Peshawar wherein Army has been called for relief action in certain areas of the metropolitan city. TheNation has learnt that amidst the growing embarrassment and tension caused by non-stop rain for daylong, Pak-Army has been called to take part in rescue activities in saving lives and properties of people after a breach in a drain inundated many areas of Peshawar including Hayata-bad, Regi and Tajabad localities. As per detail, due to incidents of caves in of roofs of many houses in the suburb Badhber and Haji camp areas of Peshawar at least eight persons were reported to be dead and many were injured. Low-level floods also arose in Badhber, Daudzai, Mathra, Shahi Bala, Pir Bala, Malakandher, Sofaid Sang and Nasir Bagh areas where rain water entered into the houses due to which many mud houses were drowned. Besides, rain water also entered into the houses in Gulbahar, Bilal Town, Dalazak road, Lahori gate, and in Bhana Mari area, where losses occured due to roof collapse and drowning of walls. In Peshawar Cantt, University road and internal city area, rain water is also standing due to outdated drainage system. In district Karak, four people were reportedly killed in Tehsil Takht-i-Nasrati in separate cases of roof collapses. Likewise bodies of five people who were carried away by flood water of River Gambila were also recovered in district Bannu. The whole province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is under heavy rainfall of monsoon season and the Wednesday rains swept many bridges in various parts of the province. Districts of Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Bannu, Karak, Swat, Shangla, DI Khan and Dir were the worst affected areas due to floods and heavy rainfall. On the other hand, the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtun-khwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti during a high level meeting in Peshawar to review the conditions prevailing due to heavy rains in the province directed for taking the people out of flooded areas to secure places. The Chief Minister directed for using all the resources at disposal to extend shelters, food items as well as other essential things to the affect-ees of the torrential rains and directed that steps should be taken on emergency basis in this regard. He expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the rains in various parts of the province. At least 11 people, including women and children, were killed and dozens were reportedly injured as a result of torrential rains and flood in different parts of Swat and Shangla districts. Monsoon rains played havoc in different areas of the twin districts. In Shangla, mud houses have been destroyed rendering hundreds of people homeless on Wednesday. So far, two bodies have been retrieved from floodwater. Road links, communication and electricity system of the areas have been badly affected. Army officials said that heavy flood triggered by torrential rains in different areas caused colossal losses in Shangla district. Road links between Madyan, Kalam, Alpurai and Shangla have been cut off after heavy rains washed away bridges while emergency was declared in both districts and affectees were being shifted to safer places. In Bara Bandaia a child Zeeshan drowned in floodwater. The floodwater also entered Police Lines, Swat, submerging roads and streets into knee-deep water. Contingents of army and local administration have arrived in affected areas for taking part in relief activities. However, there were difficulties in relief activities owing to damaged roads. Army has set up a control room for relief activities and people of flooded areas are asked to contact them on phone numbers 0946-9240399 0946-924033. Heavy flood and rains wreaked Tank collapsing dozens of houses here on Wednesday wherein the Tank-Bannu road was washed away. Tow of the minor children were also taken away by high speed flowing water in the city area. Kiri Haider, Chesan Kach, Peer Kach and other areas of the district were flooded by water rain. People of the area have strongly criticised the district administration for remaining silent spectator over the growing threat of flood water in the area and taking no preventive measures in this regard. They demanded that timely action should be taken to help stop any further damages either to the property or lives of the people in the district.