Pakistani Government Declares National Emergency After Devastation From Floods

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Massive floods from torrential rains in Pakistan have killed over 900 people and affected over 30 million others.  Over 170,000 homes have been damamged, roads washed away, and nearly 150 bridges destroyed causing the government to declare a national emergency.  Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said in a tweet, “The ongoing rain spell has caused devastation across the country. The losses, though yet to be documented, are comparable to flash floods of 2010.”