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2 August 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 5:41am

Pakistan floods: in pictures

Floods caused by the heaviest monsoon rains in a generation have swept across north-western Pakistan

By Samira Shackle

Above, residents stand by flood water in a residential area of Muzaffarabad.


A man wades down a street in the city of Nowshera. The death toll is currently 1,100 and is expected to rise.


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Local residents evacuate to safety in a flood-hit area of Nowshera. There is still no access to some of the worst-affected parts.

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A man leads his buffalo down a street. Officials say these are the worst floods since 1929.


A woman sits amid what remains of her house. Hundreds of thousands of people have been left homeless and without any possessions.


A mosque and houses are submerged in Nowshera.


Families take shelter in a school in the Mohib Bhanda quarter of Nowshera.


A young survivor helps to carry belongings out of the water in Lahore, in the north-east, which was also affected by the floods.

All photographs from AFP/Getty Images.

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