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Heavy Rains Kill 228 People in Pakistan


Pakistani officials say heavy rains led to the deaths of 228 people in the southern city of Karachi on Saturday.

Officials had earlier said 43 people were killed in the storm, however, the number increased when the bodies of 185 more victims were identified Sunday.

Many people were killed when the roofs and walls of their homes collapsed. Others were killed or injured by power lines downed in the storm.

Weather forecasters expect the heavy rains to continue through Monday.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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