Heavy rains kill 89 in Pakistan

September 5, 2014 5:03 PM

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Islamabad: Two days of torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 89 people in Pakistan, officials said on Friday, as authorities ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas around a major river.

The deaths have all come in the most populous province Punjab and in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, with most caused by roof collapses and electric shocks.

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