Landslides in Pak occupied Kashmir ; eight killed



More than eight people were killed overnight due to rains and landslides in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, said police.

A rockfall hit six houses in Sarli Sacha Sharqi village on yesterday night, Dawn online quoted a resident as saying.

A boulder also destroyed a house killing all its residents, he said. The residents launched a rescue operation. Civil and military officials joined the rescuers and so far four bodies were recovered, said a police officer.

In Bagh district, four people were killed in two different landslide incidents. About 150 shops were also partially destroyed after water level rose dangerously in the district.

The Meteorological De­p­ar­t­ment said before about the continuity of rain from Thursday to Saturday.