Wahab Bugti, singer of ‘Kana Yaari’, his family left homeless by floods in Balochistan: reports

Coke Studio’s “Kana Yaari” singer Wahab Bugti and his family have reportedly lost their home in the destruction caused by flash flooding in Pakistan’s Balochistan. According to some images that have surfaced online, Bugti could be seen standing with his roofless family over their heads.

Wahab Bugti, singer of ‘Kana Yaari’ (Image: ANI)

The poor condition of Bugti and her family has left netizens heartbroken with many showing their support for the singer on social media to raise relief funds. Wahab Bugti shot to fame after appearing on Coke Studio Season 14 and performing “Kana Yaari” with other artists.

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Global motivational speaker Muniba Mazari also expressed concern over the singer’s condition and asked people on Twitter to raise funds for his relief. Additionally, a section of social media users tagged Coke Studio in their posts asking them to help Bugti and her family through tough times.

Bugti with his family (Image: ANI)

According to local media, up to eight more people have lost their lives in floods in Balochistan over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 225. A total of 26,567 houses were damaged and 7,167 houses were demolished as a result of flash floods and incessant rains in the province. The eight recent deaths were reported from Bolan, Quetta and Jaffarabad districts.

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According to data from the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), a total of 1,07,377 cattle were also reported dead in the floods. The PDMA provided 1,150 tents, 650 food parcels, 450 blankets, 250 water coolers and 200 gas cylinders to people affected by the floods.

At least 549 people have died in Pakistan over the past month following flash floods caused by unusually heavy monsoon rains, with rural areas of Balochistan province among the worst affected. A total of 105 men, 55 women and 65 children lost their lives in floods and related incidents in Balochistan.

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