Death toll in catastrophic Pakistan flooding reaches 1,559

Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The general loss of life in Pakistan from the overwhelming floods has expanded to 1,559, with 12,850 others harmed, the Public Calamity The board Authority (NDMA) said.

As of now, 15 new fatalities were accounted for, all in the most obviously terrible hit Sindh area, reports Xinhua news organization refering to the NDMA as saying.

The casualties incorporated a youngster and three ladies.

The weighty storm downpour set off streak floods since mid-June have likewise obliterated a sum of 1,979,485 houses, while an expected 973,632 animals has died in the downpours the nation over, as per the most recent NDMA figures.

It further added that 12,716 km of streets and 374 scaffolds were harmed.

Salvage and alleviation activities by the NDMA, other government associations, volunteers and NGOs were in progress in the impacted regions.