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Storm kills at least 22 at market in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Storm kills at least 22 at market in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

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At least 22 people were killed when lightning struck a market in Azad Kashmir on Monday, local media and officials reported. The deceased included nine members of Tableegi Jamaat, who were staying at a nearby local mosque, and two army troops, local broadcaster Aaj News reported, quoting officials of Azad Kashmir Disaster Management Authority. The incident took place in Leswa town of Neelam Valley — a famous tourist destination — near Line of Control, a de facto border that divides disputed Kashmir valley between Pakistan and India.
Source: Storm kills at least 22 at market in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

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