Four more flood victims die in Sindh, death toll rises to 328
ISLAMABAD: Four more flood victims have lost their lives due to the outbreak of viral diseases in Sindh, ARY News reported on Thursday, citing health ministry sources.
During the last 24 hours, four flood victims including two women from Jamhsoro and Thatta lost their lives due to an outbreak of gastro and heart problems.
Sources said that 10 flood-affected people have lost their lives in Sindh during the last 10 days, taking the total death toll in the state to 328.
Read more: Floods: At least 702 dead, 1.7m houses damaged in Sindhu
Heavy rains and subsequent floods have wreaked havoc in Sindh, killing at least 702 people and damaging more than 1.7 million homes across the province.
According to the Sindh Focal Person for Flood Relief, at least 702 people died and 8,422 were injured in the floods caused by monsoon rains. Meanwhile, so far 271,181 animals have died in the floods.
The focal person further said that more than 17 lakh houses have been damaged while 48 lakh acres of cultivated crops have been destroyed in Sindh.