Flood defences being built by a digger
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Race to save Pakistani city from floods

Emergency teams are working frantically to save a city in southern Pakistan from flood waters which have already devastated neighbouring areas.

Flood waters are threatening the makeshift mud defences of Shahdadkot in Sindh Province.

Most of its hundred thousand residents have fled.

Chris Morris reports.

  • 24 Aug 2010
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