33 die in Pakistan flash flood

At least 33 people were killed on Thursday morning when flash floods swept through a valley in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.

world Updated: Aug 25, 2011 11:17 IST
IANS

At least 33 people were killed on Thursday morning when flash floods swept through a valley in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.

Dozens of houses were destroyed by the flood which was triggered by heavy rains overnight in Kohistan district, Xinhua reported citing a TV channel.

Rescue helicopters were pressed into service.

First Published: Aug 25, 2011 11:15 IST