Torrential rains kill 11 people in Pakistan

Peshawar, PakistanUpdated: May 13, 2018, 08:50 AM IST

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Torrential rains and windstorm killed at least 11 people and left 14 others injured today in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, officials said.

As many as six persons were killed and 16 others injured when the roof of a religious seminary collapsed in the country's northwestern Bajaur agency.

Two persons were killed in Mamond area in rain-related incidents. In Khyber agency, two persons were killed. Several vehicles were swept away in flood.

Officials said that a total of 11 people have been killed and 14 others injured in rain-related incidents.

Authorities and security forces have launched relief and rescue operations.