Heavy rains in Pakistan, eight dead

Eight people, including a woman and four children, were killed in Rawalpindi and Islamabad after the heavy rains that hit the twin cities on Monday.

The water level in the dry bed of the Lech River reached 18 feet, many low-lying areas flooded. People are struggling to save their property from water entering the home.

In Rawalpindi, three people, including a policeman, trying to save a drowning young man out of the river, were killed by being swept away by the water flow.

In a suburb of Islamabad clay house roof collapsed, killing five wedding guests, including four children, who came from Azad Kashmir, reports dawn.com

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