1638 have died so far in ravaging floods: NDMA
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The death toll has reached 1638 since June due to rains and floods across the country, 24NewsHD TV Channel reported on Sunday.
As many as 72 districts across the country are affected by rains and floods in which more than 3.3 million 46 thousand people were affected, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.
NDMA report said that 747 deaths were recorded in Sindh, 323 deaths in Balochistan, 306 deaths in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 191 people lost their lives in Punjab, 22 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 48 in Azad Kashmir.
As many as 718 men, 332 women, and 588 children have lost their lives across the country so far.
The total number of people who have been injured so far across the country has been recorded at 12865.
Around 3858 people were injured in Punjab, 8422 in Sindh, 123 in Balochistan, 369 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 27 injured in Azad Kashmir due to rains.
Around 1,225,313 houses were damaged in the chain of rains across the country, of which 824169 were destroyed completely, the report said.
About 392 bridges and 13074 km of roads across the country were damaged due to recent rains, the report added. More than 730,000 cattle were lost across the country, reports said.
Reporter: Saud Butt