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Flood Misery in Pakistan


A bridge damaged by the flooding. (Photo: Horace Murray, U.S. Army/Wikipedia)

There is a new flood emergency in Pakistan.

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Two weeks of torrential rains have triggered massive floods in the southern province of Sindh.

It is the same scenario that put much of Pakistan under water last year. This time the area affected is smaller, but millions of people are still affected and there is concern about disease outbreaks in the flooded areas.

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to the BBC's Shoaib Hassan who is in Hyderabad in Sindh province.