Over 1000 dead in Pakistan’s flood, 57 lakh affected

New Delhi: The death toll in the floods in Pakistan has crossed 1,000 while thousands of people have been injured and displaced. At least 1,033 people have been killed and 1,527 injured in the rains and floods since June 14, Geo News quoted the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

119 people died in last 24 hours

Around 119 people died and 71 were injured in the last 24 hours. As per data, 4 people have died in Balochistan, 6 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 31 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 76 in Sindh. Around 3,451.5 km of road has been damaged and 149 bridges have collapsed in Pakistan.

Nearly 10 lakh houses damaged

A total of 9 lakh 49 thousand 858 houses have been damaged. Out of these 6 lakh 62 thousand 446 houses have been partially damaged. Whereas 2 lakh 87 thousand 412 houses have been completely destroyed. 7 lakh 19 thousand 558 animals have also died.

110 districts in the grip of flood

According to Geo News, at least 110 districts of Pakistan are in the grip of floods, out of which 72 districts have been declared as disaster affected. Pakistan is grappling with its worst natural disaster in more than a decade. The floods affected the lives of millions after which the Government of Pakistan declared a national emergency.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority, 57 lakh 73 thousand 63 people have been affected by the floods. 51 thousand 275 people have also been rescued while 4 lakh 98 thousand 442 people have been taken to relief camps.

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