Flash Flood in Neelum Valley,at least 23 dead

At least 23 people, including two soldiers, have been swept away in flash flood caused by torrential rains in Neelum Valley, Pakistan. Reports said that a flash flood wreaked havoc near Leswa area of Neelum Valley.

Landslides were also reported in the area and officials said many structures in main market, including houses,shops and two mosques, were destroyed.

The locals have been directed to move to safe places.

The communication system was also disrupted due to the flood while internet services were also suspended.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), rain-thundershower (with isolated heavy falls) accompanied by gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Kashmir, Islamabad, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore division

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