Shakila directing traffic
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Pakistani woman appoints herself as traffic cop

After an injury left her husband unable to work, Shakila had to find a way to support him and their five children in Karachi, Pakistan.

So she decided to start directing traffic outside the city's High Court - alongside the regular traffic police.

Mehvish Hussain reports.

Video produced by BBC Urdu's Riaz Sohail.

  • 24 Feb 2012
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