At least five people were killed and six others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

Iran PressAsia: According to a report released by the NDMA on Friday night, three children and a woman were among those who lost their lives in separate flood-related accidents.

The country's southwest Balochistan province was the worst-hit region with four killed, followed by southern Sindh province with one death while all the injured were reported in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the report said.

Moreover, 4,179 houses were destroyed and 731 livestock perished in different parts of Pakistan, it added.

The total death toll in Pakistan from this season's monsoon rains and floods since mid-June has risen to around 1,396 along with 12,728 injured, the NDMA said.

Additionally, 1,743,345 houses have been destroyed, while an estimated 750,223 livestock has perished in the rains across the country, it said.

The NDMA further added that 177,265 people have been rescued and 663,869 others are currently living in camps.

Rescue and relief operations by the NDMA, other government organizations, volunteers and non-government organizations were underway in the flood-hit areas.


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