Pakistan heatwave takes a toll

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Pakistani men rest in the shade of trees to get some respite from the heatwave. Temperatures reached a whopping 45 degrees celsius. (AFP Photo)

Pakistani men rest in the shade of trees to get some respite from the heatwave. Temperatures reached a whopping 45 degrees celsius. (AFP Photo)

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An elderly Pakistani woman waits for medical help as she suffers from a heatstroke at a local hospital in Karachi. (AP Photo)

An elderly Pakistani woman waits for medical help as she suffers from a heatstroke at a local hospital in Karachi. (AP Photo)

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A man cools off under a public tap, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

A man cools off under a public tap, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

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People receive drinking water from a volunteer at a stall, set up outside the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

People receive drinking water from a volunteer at a stall, set up outside the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

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Family members surround a child suffering from dehydration due to severe heat, at a local hospital in Karachi. (AP Photo)

Family members surround a child suffering from dehydration due to severe heat, at a local hospital in Karachi. (AP Photo)

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People cool themselves off at Karachi's shore in Pakistan. A scorching heat wave across southern Pakistan has killed hundreds of people. (AP Photo)

People cool themselves off at Karachi's shore in Pakistan. A scorching heat wave across southern Pakistan has killed hundreds of people. (AP Photo)

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A man takes a bath to cool off in a river during a hot day in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

A man takes a bath to cool off in a river during a hot day in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Reuters Photo)

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Family members comfort a woman who lost her husband due to heatstroke in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo)

Family members comfort a woman who lost her husband due to heatstroke in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo)

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Pakistani men rest inside a railway station as the heatwave hits Karachi. More than 500 people have died from a three-day heatwave in southern Pakistan. (AFP Photo)

Pakistani men rest inside a railway station as the heatwave hits Karachi. More than 500 people have died from a three-day heatwave in southern Pakistan. (AFP Photo)

UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2015 11:00 AM IST
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