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UN voices concern over outbreaks of diseases in flood-hit Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS — The UN has voiced concern over the outbreak of vector-borne and water-borne diseases in flood-hit Pakistan. The outbreak of vector-borne and water-borne diseases is a growing concern in Sindh and Balochistan provinces, where many districts remain inundated by floodwaters, said Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The floods have also […]

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2 military personnel killed in terror attack in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — Two military personnel were killed when terrorists targeted security forces’ checkpost in South Waziristan district of Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a military statement said. The statement from the military media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said on Monday that the troops responded promptly following the attack, adding that during an exchange […]