Monday, May 29, 2023 | 16:44 WIB

Catastrophic floods in Pakistan kill thousands of people and destroy a million homes


Pakistan flood
Catastrophic floods in Pakistan. (Source: Twitter @WaseemZaffar)

“I have never seen such a flood in my personal and professional life. All four corners of Pakistan are submerged in water. I ask people to come forward and help,” said Sharif, as reported by Bisnis, Monday (29/8).

Meanwhile, the Pakistani capital Islamabad and garrison city Rawalpindi, which escaped the floods, have also felt the impact.

“Tomatoes, peas, onions and other vegetables are in short supply because of the flood,” said Muhammad Ismail, owner of a grocery shop in Rawalpindi.

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This year’s floods is one of the worst in recent memory. It is comparable to Pakistan’s worst flood in 2010 which resulted in more than 2,000 people died and a fifth of the country under water. (rr)


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