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Afghanistan & Pakistan: Residents Brace For More Rain After 89 Killed

Residents of Pakistan were bracing for more heavy rain on August 5 after monsoon downpours and flooding killed at least 30 people the previous two days. Meanwhile, relief supplies were being distributed in eastern Afghanistan, where torrential rain led to the deaths of at least 59 people and the destruction of homes in nine provinces. With at least 89 people killed in Pakistan and Afghanistan thus far, authorities said they fear more deaths because dozens of people are missing. The worst-hit area so far has been Kabul Province’s Surobi district with 35 deaths. In Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi there were at least 16 deaths. Key roads in Karachi were blocked and many residents were left without electricity. (15 PHOTOS)