A powerful dust storm that struck several areas of western Pakistan, have killed at least 15 people, five of them — the children, according to Pakistani TV channels on Wednesday, citing police sources.
Wind gusts up to 90 miles an hour, carried a cloud of sand, broken trees, falling signs and power lines. Storm began Tuesday night. Most victims of fallen trees and electric shocks from the broken wire is fixed in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan.
Storm broke movement on a number of lines of the country, have been canceled or delayed flights on their way to the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar, noted by the media.