Pakistan evacuates thousands of people due to monsoon floods, tens of millions affected

Today, the Pakistani government ordered the evacuation of thousands of people living near swollen rivers in the north of the country, reports the French news agency AFP.

Almost a thousand people have died in floods since the beginning of the monsoon rains in June, and around 33 million people have been affected, as a result of which a state of emergency was declared in the country already on Friday.

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