11 die as heavy rainfall, thunderstorm hit parts of Pakistan

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Baku, June 2, AZERTAC

At least 11 people including two women were killed and scores of others wounded when heavy rainfall and thunderstorm hit upper parts of Pakistan, according to The News International newspaper.

According to reports, heavy downpour slammed federally administered tribal areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa causing widespread devastation.

Rescuers said that four people two of them women were killed in Nowshehra and Jamrud. One child was reportedly killed in Charsadda.

Seven people died in rain-related incidents in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

According to aviation sources, flight operation was suspended at Benazir International Airport due to the storm.

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