ISLAMABAD: At least 22 people have been killed in incidents triggered by heavy downpours across the country over the past two days, reported Geo News.
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Intermittent monsoon rains continue in Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, eastern Balochistan, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Heavy rain lashed Faisalabad, Gujrat and Gujranwala, after which several low-lying areas were inundated by stormwater.
Three of a family including a minor died after the wall of their house collapsed in a katchi abadi in Islamabad. Three minors were drowned in a stormwater drain in Mianwali, taking the death toll from rain-related incidents to 22.
Also in Charsadda, dozens of mud houses were collapsed in the wake of heavy rain, coupled with strong winds.