Two girls die as rain, dust storm hit parts of Balochistan


QUETTA: The dust storm affected daily life in different parts of Balochistan including Quetta. Power poles, trees and sign boards and walls collapsed due to dust storm and rain killing two girls and injuring four people.

Two girls drowned in a flood due to rain in Qila Saifullah area and their bodies were shifted to Muslim Bagh Hospital by Levies authorities where they were handed over to heirs.

The dust storm affected many areas of Balochistan. Dust storms in Quetta, Pishin, Mastung, Bolan, Qila Abdullah and Chaghi knocked down electricity poles, trees, sign boards and walls.

In addition, the power system was disrupted due to the shutdown of 30 feeders.

Four people were injured when walls collapsed due to strong winds in Kharotabad on Ismangli Road in Quetta while heavy rains brought relief from the heat wave in Quetta, Mastung, Kalat, Khuzdar and Qila Saifullah due to strong winds.