*ISLAMABAD - At least 193 people lost their lives in the monsoon rains that lashed Pakistan recently, revealed the National Disaster Management Authority Wednesday. *
The deceased include 62 children.
More than 145 people were injured and 189 houses were destroyed by the rain, the authority’s spokesperson said.
Twenty-seven people were killed and 36 injured in Punjab. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 59 people died while 61 were injured. Fifty-two people lost their lives in Sindh, while 16 people were injured.
In Azad Kashmir, thirty-five people died and 13 were injured. Twelve people were killed and 10 injured in Balochistan. In Gilgit-Baltistan, six people were killed and nine injured.