ISLAMABAD: The death toll in the incidents caused by snowfall in the country has risen to 100.
According to National Disaster Management Authority, 76 people were killed in the avalanches triggered by heavy rains and snowfall in Azad Kashmir, while 20 people were killed in Balochistan and two each in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan. Ninety people sustained injuries in these incidents.
The avalanches damaged two hundred and thirteen houses.
Rescue teams have been in the field to provide relief to the affected people. As many as 2000 tents, 1250 blankets and 2250 other necessary items have been delivered to the affected areas.