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Rescue teams race against Pakistan floods

2010-08-12 04:43:06 GMT2010-08-12 12:43:06 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Aug. 10, 2010 from a helicopter shows the flood gradually recedes at Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 10, 2010. At least 1,270 people were killed and 3.6 million people were affected in the floods that hit Pakistan over the last couple of weeks, according to Pakistani government's report on Wednesday. Under the assistance of the United Nations, Pakistani government has carried out rescue works in the flood-stricken southwestern Pakistan. (Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua)

The flood gradually recedes in the flood-stricken Nowshera, Pakistan, Aug. 11, 2010. At least 1,270 people were killed and 3.6 million people were affected in the floods that hit Pakistan over the last couple of weeks, according to Pakistani government's report on Wednesday. Under the assistance of the United Nations, Pakistani government has carried out rescue works in the flood-stricken southwestern Pakistan. (Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua)

A military helicopter evacuates flood victims out of Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 10, 2010. (Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua)

Military helicopters evacuate flood victims out of Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 10, 2010. (Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua)

A military helicopter transports relief goods to the flood-stricken Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 10, 2010. (Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua)

Photo taken on Aug. 10, 2010 from a helicopter shows the flood gradually recedes at Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 10, 2010. At least 1,270 people were killed and 3.6 million people were affected in the floods that hit Pakistan over the last couple of weeks, according to Pakistani government's report on Wednesday. Under the assistance of the United Nations, Pakistani government has carried out rescue works in the flood-stricken southwestern Pakistan.

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