Death toll from floods in India, Pakistan reaches 400 as authorities warn of more flooding

September 9, 2014 8:03 PM

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Death toll from floods in India, Pakistan reaches 400 as authorities warn of more flooding

JHANG, Pakistan – The death toll from floods in Pakistan and India reached 400 on Tuesday as armies in both countries scrambled to help the victims and authorities in Islamabad warned hundreds of thousands to be prepared to flee more flooding in the days ahead.

The flash floods, which began on Sept. 3, have put more than 1.5 million people in peril and left thousands of families homeless in the two neighboring states. Pakistan's minister for water and power, Khwaja Mohammad Asif, warned parliament that some 700,000 people have been told to leave their home...

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