People flee Thatta
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South Pakistan floods displace a million in 48 hours

Fresh flooding in southern Pakistan has displaced almost a million people in the past 48 hours, the UN has said.

In Sindh province, 70% of the 300,000 residents of the town of Thatta have been forced to flee to safer areas after the Indus river burst its banks.

The BBC's Orla Guerin reports on the evacuation.

  • 27 Aug 2010
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