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Six Dead in Pakistan After Strong Quake Rattles South Asia

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, April 11 – Six people were killed across northern Pakistan although there appeared to be no widespread damage after a strong earthquake rattled major cities across South Asia at the weekend, authorities said on Monday. The 6.6-magnitude quake on Sunday startled residents in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and forced some in high-rise

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Rescuers Search for 23 in Pakistani Landslide; Flood Toll at 92

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, April 6 – Pakistani rescue workers searched on Wednesday for 23 people buried in a landslide in northern mountains as the number of people killed by unusually heavy rain rose to 92. Most of the death and destruction from flash floods and landslides took place in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where 65

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At Least 55 Killed in Flash Floods in Northern Pakistan

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, April 4 – Flash floods triggered by heavy rain in Pakistan have killed at least 55 people and rescuers were trying on Monday to help thousands of survivors including some cut off by a landslide in a mountain valley, officials said. The weather system that brought the unusually heavy rain was

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