August 11th, 2010
10:51 AM ET

Death toll tops 1,300 in Pakistan flooding

The death toll climbed to more than 1,300 in Pakistan on Wednesday as the nation's military and emergency services struggled to cope with the flood waters that have washed across the landscape.

The Pakistan Disaster Authority has confirmed 1,313 deaths, although officials say the number could reach 1,500.

The authority also said 1,588 people have been injured and 352,291 people have been rescued. More than 722,000 houses have been damaged.

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  1. ThThite

    That's a lot less terrorists running around! 🙂

    August 11, 2010 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  2. Boney

    No wonder I had problems getting technical support for my computer last night...

    August 11, 2010 at 11:18 am | Report abuse |
    • cat

      i lol'd hard

      August 11, 2010 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  3. jim

    China have death toll 1,117. Is population shrinking around the world? This looks more like the movie 2012

    August 11, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
    • cat

      nope we're just finally getting rid of all those nintendo-chinks and dirty towel-heads. 2012 will be the best year ever; maybe we'll get the rest of them then

      August 11, 2010 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
  4. acmed Shams

    May we never forget how brutal and dictatorial the Taliban are and why US forces are so needed there
    Please watch this. Seriously.
    [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9aw6Cnw0hY&w=640&h=360]

    August 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | Report abuse |