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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Three killed as rains, floods play havoc in Tank

TANK, July 28 : Three persons were killed and thousands others rendered homeless as flash floods caused by torrential rains unleashed havoc in Tank and adjoining areas of South Waziristan Agency (SWA).

Official sources said flash flood caused by torrential monsoon rains washed away dozens of houses, killing three persons and leaving thousands other homeless.

Rescue works was adversely affected as the population is dispersed in far flung areas and roads leading to the areas have been badly damaged by flash floods.

Pakistan army and Frontier Corps were carrying out joint operations to provide aid to the affected people.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has sent relief goods including food items, tents and medicines for Tank flood affectees which should be distributed through army and FC.

It should be mentioned that dozen of villages in the suburbs of Tank have submerged in South Waziristan.

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