Most casualties and damages have happened in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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Most casualties and damages occurred in  Gilgit-Baltistan.

20160404_102326four persons were killed and three injured in Jichen area of Chilas in Gilgit-Baltistan when the roof of their house collapsed.

The communication link has been disconnected due to torrential rain in Gilgit Baltistan.

Our Gilgit Correspondent Sher Muhammad reports heavy land sliding has damaged Karakorum Highway between Gilgit and Chilas.

In Ghizer, eight residential houses have been collapsed due to landslides in Sherqila village.

Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez Ur Rehman has announced holiday in educational institutions in all districts of the area tomorrow.

The holiday has been announced in wake of likely torrential rains.

Meanwhile, President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed sorrow and grief over the loss of lives and property in torrential rains and land sliding in the country.

In a statement, he extended sympathy with the affected families and directed the concerned authorities to leave no stone unturned in helping the affected people.

The president also directed to open blocked roads as soon as possible in the result of land sliding. (Radio Pakistan)

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