LANDIKOTAL: Heavy downpour and hailstorm destroyed standing crops in upper parts of tehsil Landikotal and Jamrud of Khyber Agency on Sunday.
The residents of Chora area of Jamrud tehsil told INP through telephone that heavy rain and hailstorm started around 5pm which though brought pleasantness in hot weather persisting for few days but caused economical losses.
They said standing wheat crops have completely destroyed while floods washed away their uncarpeted roads and other walking tracks in villages.
Reports from Loey and Kam Shalman also said that many pets have been washed away in the rain water in the nullas in the hills. However, no human losses were reported.