Lightning strike kills two in Balochistan
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Two persons were killed in a lightning strike in Archno area of Sorab, Balochistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel Tuesday.
According to Levies sources the dead included Zubair Ahmed and Mohammad Akram.
Both the persons were going on a motorcycle when they were struck by lightning.
The monsoon rains have also wreaked havoc in Balochistan, where the government has now imposed Section 144 (power to issue order absolute at once in urgent cases of nuisance or apprehended danger) of the Code of Criminal Procedure on swimming and picnics near dams, rivers and other water bodies across the province for a month.
In a report issued today, the PDMA revealed that 62 people have been killed in the monsoon rains in Balochistan, which started in June, so far. The number includes 23 women, 15 men, and 24 children.
Separately, more than 600 houses were swept away in the floods. According to the report, Bolan, Quetta, Zhob, Dakki, Khasdar, Kohlu, Ketch, Mastung, Harnai, Qila Saifullah, and Sibi were among the most affected areas.