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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.

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At least 35 people have been killed and nearly 150 injured due to heavy rains and windstorm in Peshawar on Sunday, ARY News reported. According to the details emerging from reports, severe storm hammered different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar, Charsadda and Naushera, followed by heavy rains on Sunday. “Roofs were blown off several houses as heavy winds hit parts of the province today, collapsing walls and poles there. As a consequence, at least 35 people were killed and nearly 150 injured in different incidents,” reports confirmed. ARY News reported that the officials of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority

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As the country reels from the massacre in Peshawar, MA Mistry assesses whether peace will ever prevail in Pakistan given the lack of unity between civilian and military leaders.   “Attacks on civilians are a sign of weakness, they are not sign of strength. Who but a coward kills people in a volleyball field? Children! For God’s sake, is that the depths in which we have fallen?” Remarks made by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani at Chatham House in London, two weeks before the most deadly attack on Pakistani soil, which claimed the lives of more than 130 children. The return