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At least 81 dead in Pakistan avalanches, several injured

At least 81 dead in Pakistan avalanches, several injured

Islamabad, Jan 14 (UNI) At least 81 people were killed and several others trapped in separate weather-related incidents in Pakistan on Tuesday.

The death toll has more than doubled, since 61 people were reported to have suffered weather-related deaths in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), while Balochistan was also severely affected as heavy rains across the province claimed 20 lives, while leaving at least 11 injured. according to the estimates reported in The Dawn.

Fayyaz Ali Abbasi, a senior official in the PoK government, said that 53 people were rescued.

The National Disaster Management Authority was cited as saying the it is expecting an increase in the death and injury tolls.

Hundreds of people were stranded overnight, after a massive snow storm swept the northwestern province of Balochistan, with temperatures dropping to minus 14 degree Celsius.

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Second phase of three-day Bishwa Ijtema end through Akheri Munajat in Bangladesh

Second phase of three-day Bishwa Ijtema end through Akheri Munajat in Bangladesh

19 Jan 2020 | 3:03 PM

Dhaka, Jan 19 (UNI) The second phase of three-day Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, will end on the banks of the Turag river in Tongi on Sunday through Akheri Munajat (final prayers).

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Over three million people made homeless by civil war in Yemen - International Red Cross

Over three million people made homeless by civil war in Yemen - International Red Cross

19 Jan 2020 | 2:01 PM

Beirut, Jan 19 (UNI) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has stated that over three million people, the majority of which are women and children, have been made homeless as a result of ongoing fighting in Yemen’s civil war that has raged since 2015.

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Magnitude 5 0 earthquake hits Greek Island of Kefalonia – Seismologists

Magnitude 5 0 earthquake hits Greek Island of Kefalonia – Seismologists

19 Jan 2020 | 1:02 PM

Athens, Jan 19 (UNI) A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck the Greek island of Kefalonia in the early hours of Sunday morning, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

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Seven remain missing as over 150 rescued following avalanche in Nepal

Seven remain missing as over 150 rescued following avalanche in Nepal

19 Jan 2020 | 10:20 AM

Kathmandu, Jan 19 (UNI) Four South Koreans and three Nepalis remained missing since Friday following an avalanche in western Kaski district, as over 150 foreign tourists and Nepalis were rescued on Saturday from around the area, local officials and trekking agencies said.

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Harry and Meghan give up royal titles, says Buckingham Palace

Harry and Meghan give up royal titles, says Buckingham Palace

19 Jan 2020 | 9:45 AM

London, Jan 19 (UNI) Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use their royal titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace said.

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