Pakistan Residents Struggle With Unprecedented Flooding

Video shows collapsed bridges and flooded rains as monsoon rains continue to affect residents in Pakistan. MORE: Engineers are trying to repair roads in Pakistan's northwestern tourist resort of Kalam, where the raging Swat River destroyed dozens of homes and knocked down hotels, including the iconic New Honeymoon Hotel. There were no casualties as tourists and staff left the hotel following government evacuation instructions, and residents in Kalam said many streets there were still flooded. Footage on Wednesday showed floodwater passing through various residential and commercial areas in Kalam, where people are now using makeshift repaired bridges to cross the Swat River. Residents in Kalam said many streets in their town were still flooded. (AP) » Subscribe to VOA News: » Watch more VOA News video: Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations. Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press. Connect with VOA News: » VISIT OUR WEBSITE: » LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: » FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: » FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:


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