Wild winter weather claims 160 lives in Afghanistan, Pakistan

China Daily (Europe) | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • ISLAMABAD-Search teams helped by Pakistani troops pulled out 21 more bodies from homes destroyed by this week’s avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, raising the overall death toll due to severe winter weather to 160 for Pakistan and Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday.
  • Since Sunday, 76 people have been killed in Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir in weather-related incidents and 45 people killed in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan and eastern Punjab provinces.