Beenish Ahmed

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Heatstroke has killed 800 people and hospitalized thousands of others in Pakistan, a country that lacks the resources to cope with such devastation — which comes during Ramadan, a time…

Pakistan Heat Wave Claims 800 Lives

Heatstroke has killed 800 people and hospitalized thousands of others in Pakistan, a country that lacks the resources to cope with such devastation — which comes during Ramadan, a time…

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