MUZAFFARABAD: On Monday, 22 people died due to sudden cloudburst here at Neelum Valey, Muzaffarabad.
The killed individuals include two officials of Pakistan Army.
Director Operations SDMA Saeedur Rehman Qureshi confirmed that 22 got killed after the cloudburst hit Leswa area of Neelam Valley on late Sunday night.
“Floods and landslide caused by the cloudburst on the route claimed lives of 22 people. The killed included two Army men, nine officials and 11 members of a Tableedghi Jamat”, Director Operations SDMA said.
He added that around 150 residences got destroyed owing to the catastrophe along with the famous Leswa Market.