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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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Russian governor arrested on suspicion of ordering murders

09 Jul 2020 | 7:53 PM

Moscow, July 9(UNI) The governor of Russia's far-eastern Khabarovsk region was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of orchestrating the murder of a string of entrepreneurs about 15 years ago, Al Jazeera reported.

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COVID-19: Pakistan court issues notices to US Embassy over USD 20 bn damages suit

09 Jul 2020 | 7:39 PM

Islamabad, Jul 9 (UNI) A civil court in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore has issued notices to the US Embassy to Pakistan and others on a 20 billion US dollar damages suit filed by a citizen over the spread of COVID-19, local media and a lawyer said on Thursday.

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'Glee' actress Naya Rivera feared drowned in California lake

09 Jul 2020 | 7:18 PM

Washington, Jul 9(UNI) "Glee" actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after she went missing from a lake in Southern California, said a CNN report.

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Pakistan: Schools, universities to reopen with SOPs from Sep 15

Pakistan: Schools, universities to reopen with SOPs from Sep 15

09 Jul 2020 | 7:07 PM

Islamabad, July 9 (UNI) Educational institutions across Pakistan will be reopened after a nearly five-month hiatus on September 15 provided that the "health indicators improve", Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood announced on Thursday.

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Aus suspends extradition with HK, opens citizenship window for city residents

09 Jul 2020 | 6:50 PM

Canberra, Jul 9 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday suspended his country's extradition treaty with Hong Kong and offered Australian citizenship for those, who have been longing to leave the place, which has worked as a bridge between the conservationist China and the liberal world, since the pre-1970s era.

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