QUETTA - More then 748,000 people of 15 districts were affected, 682 villages were completely destroyed while 5,000 livestock were swept away in the recent floods in Balochistan.
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has released the initial report over the devastation caused by torrential rains in Balochistan. According to the PDMA report, at least 748,000 people of 15 districts including Zhob, Loralai, Qila Saifullah, Harnai, Lasbella, Khuzdar, Jaffarabad and Dera Bugti were affected by floods. The report said that at least 682 villages were completely destroyed while more than 5,000 livestock were swept away in floodwater. Standing crops over 300,000 acres of land have been destroyed.
According to an estimate, 51 people were killed due to torrential rains and floods.