South Pakistan floods displace a million in 48 hours

BBC-Fresh flooding in southern Pakistan has displaced almost a million people in the past 48 hours, the UN has said. In Sindh province, 70% of the 300,000 residents of the town of Thatta have been forced to flee to safer areas after the Indus river burst its banks. A UN spokeswoman said teams in the south were working around the clock. Further north, floodwaters are starting to recede, revealing the full extent of the damage caused by the disaster that has affected some 17 million people -Read Article