PESHAWAR, 27 April: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced .05 million rupees each compensation for the heirs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa windstorm victims while those who sustained injuries would get Rs. 50,000 each.
The last night windstorm killed at least 46 people and injured over 200 in Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera districts besides inflicting heavy loss on building structures.
The provincial government has also announced Rs. 0.5 million each recompense for the heirs of the deceased. The Peshawar district administration has distributed 5,000 tents and food items in the affected areas. The food items include: 20-kg wheat flour, five kg ghee, five kg sugar, pulses, drinking water and powdered milk. Cooked meal was also distributed among the affectees.