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Pak’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on ‘high alert’ due to torrential rain

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Karachi: With torrential rains lashing Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal areas and water level rising in different tributaries of the Kabul River and streams, the provincial government has put all departments and agencies concerned on high alert in Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera and others districts.

Officials said that at least one person was killed when a house collapsed in Peshawar due to heavy rainfall, reported the Dawn.

The roof of a mosque also caved in on Warsak Road, while several other houses were damaged in different localities.

The rainwater has entered houses and inundated shops in low lying areas of the city and also parts of University Road, Kohat Road and streets in Hayatabad. (ANI)