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Death Toll From Monsoon Rains, Floods Climbs to 1,481

ISLAMABAD; The death toll from floods in Pakistan is nearing 1,500 people, while more than 12,000 injured since June, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

According to the NDMA, as a result of the monsoon rains and floods continuing since June 14, at least 1,481 people have died and 12,748 have been injured. Over the past 24 hours, 54 more people were killed and 6 sustained injuries.

The NDMA also noted that as a result of floods some 1.7 million homes have been completely or partially destroyed, over 900,000 livestock killed and 390 bridges damaged.