Lake outburst damages homes in Diamer.

GILGIT -- At least four homes were completely destroyed and 40 partially damaged in Diamer's Tangir Valley as a result of two lake outbursts, officials said on Saturday.

According to locals, an avalanche suddenly fell in the Gichhar and Labar lakes on Saturday morning, causing the outburst.

The high discharge of water from the lakes caused flooding in nullahs, resulting in a disaster downstream.

However, no loss of life was reported, as per the officials.

Under the supervision of Diamer Deputy CommAissioner Fayyaz Ahmed, the district administration delivered relief items including food, water, coats, blankets, tents and other essential goods to the affected people.

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