More than 274 killed in Pakistan floods

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SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association – More than 274 people have been killed and over two million affected in massive flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan, officials said today. The heavy rains causing the floods which are still out of control. Reema Zubari of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said in a statement that 194 people have been killed in Punjab, 66 in Pakistani Kashmir (PoK) and another 14 in Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Over 2 million, majority of them in Punjab, were also affected by the floods. The Chenab river is in high flood and raging down from central to south Punjab, leaving a trail of devastation. The city of Multan has been saved after officials created several breaches in the protective embankments to divert the floods. After Punjab, the flood is expected to hit southern province of Sindh by the weekend before going down into the sea.

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the idea of eradicating terrorism by airstrikes is “naive” and it does not suffice to eliminate terrorists, the Tehran Times reported Saturday.

Without the participation of regional states, air assaults will not resolve the terrorism problem in the Middle East region, Rouhani told the 14th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit meeting which kicked off in the Tajik capital Dushanbe Friday.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the idea of eradicating terrorism by airstrikes is “naive” and it does not suffice to eliminate terrorists, the Tehran Times reported Saturday.

Without the participation of regional states, air assaults will not resolve the terrorism problem in the Middle East region, Rouhani told the 14th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit meeting which kicked off in the Tajik capital Dushanbe Friday.

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TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the idea of eradicating terrorism by airstrikes is “naive” and it does not suffice to eliminate terrorists, the Tehran Times reported Saturday.

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the idea of eradicating terrorism by airstrikes is “naive” and it does not suffice to eliminate terrorists, the Tehran Times reported Saturday.

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the idea of eradicating terrorism by airstrikes is “naive” and it does not suffice to eliminate terrorists, the Tehran Times reported Saturday.

 

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