QUETTA: The death toll in rains-related incidents rose to 207 including 61 children across Balochistan on Thursday evening. Rescue workers found five more dead bodies in various parts of the province.
According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), 98 men and 48 women were also among the dead. Five dead bodies were recovered in Bolan, Quetta, Zhob, Dukki and Khuzdar, the PDMA statement said.
Flash floods unleashed by heavy rainfall have claimed precious human lives and destroyed over 40,000 houses across the province. Floods have also killed livestock and swept away bridges, roads and dams throughout Balochistan.
Barkhan, Kohlu, Quetta, Pishin, Killa Abdullah and other parts of Balochistan received heavy rainfall on Thursday.