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Heat wave kills at least 18 in Pakistan

2010-06-03 12:44:01 GMT2010-06-03 20:44:01 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Boys jump into the lake for taking bath to protect themselves from hot weather in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun. (Xinhua Photo/Jamil Ahmad)

Boys jump into the lake for taking bath to protect themselves from hot weather in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun. (Xinhua Photo/Jamil Ahmad)

School boys eat gola ganda (Ice sweet balls) to protect themselves from the heat wave in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun. (Xinhua Photo/Jamil Ahmad)

Boys sip cold drinks to protect themselves from the heat wave in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun. (Xinhua Photo/Jamil Ahmad)

Boys sip cold drinks to protect themselves from the heat wave in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun. (Xinhua Photo/Jamil Ahmad)

Boys jump into the lake for taking bath to protect themselves from hot weather in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on June 3, 2010. Heat wave in Pakistan has killed at least 18 people since the beginning of May. Authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun.

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