Thousands of residents in villages in Kacha area of Rajanpur remained stranded amid floods while some of them are evacuating on their own on locally built boats which are at risk of collapse due to the overloading of belongings and people fleeing the flood-hit region.
Stranded inhabitants of Kacha areas along the borders of Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur districts await government relief as floodwater begins surrounding them.
PDMA Balochistan reports that 31 out of the province's 34 districts have been badly affected by monsoon-related disasters.
Human Rights Watch has called on Senate of Pakistan to urgently pass the custodial torture bill which will make security offcials accountable for committing offence of torture.

Shangla in grips of malaria epidemic

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In addition to the devastation brought by torrential rains and flash floods, KP's Shangla is also in the grips of a malaria epidemic.
In another gruesome honour killing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two brothers have shot dead their sister and maternal cousin over suspicion of illicit relations in Haripur.
The family of 60-year-old doctor in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa says they have been facing threats from extremists since he was accused in a blasphemy case three months ago.
Balach Nowsherwani tragically drowned while attempting to save a minor who fell into a karez inundated with rainwater. The two are yet more casualties of an ongoing natural disaster.
The IHC has directed Islamabad IGP to submit a report on alleged torture of Shahbaz Gill on August 22 as he undergoes medical tests at PIMS.
Senator Irfan Siddiqui has sought the help of the Federal Law Minister and the Senate Chairman in tracing a bill that has gone missing after both houses passed the legislation over two months ago.