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Landslides, flash floods kill 30 in northwest Pakistan

Landslides and flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwest Pakistan for the last one week have killed 30 people, injured 38 others and damaged over 100 houses, officials said on Thursday.

Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in Swat, Buner, Shangla, Upper Kohistan and Chitral districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Closed roads are being opened for traffic in the affected areas and tourists are shifted to the safer places.

Relief goods have been dispatched to the affected districts.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said that 30 people have been killed and 38 others injured in the flooding in the last one week.

Over 100 houses have been damaged due to flooding.