Death toll reaches 44 in Peshawar windstorm

Death toll reaches 44 in Peshawar windstorm

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Death toll has risen to 44 in Peshawar windstorm that tore through Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in northwest Pakistan on Sunday.

200 people have been reported injured including 100 children.

“At least 44 people have been killed and 202 wounded. The storm followed by heavy rain and hailstorm has severely damaged wheat crops and orchards,” provincial information minister Mushtaq Ghani said on Monday.