Saturday 27 December 2014

Death toll rises as Pakistan flooding spreads

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Anti-government protesters wait for a speech by their leader Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, during heavy rain in front of the Parliament house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 4, 2014. Pakistan's protest leaders demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation prepared to resume talks with the government on Wednesday, reviving hopes for a negotiated solution to a crisis that has shaken the coup-prone nation. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Anti-government protesters wait for a speech by their leader Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, during heavy rain in front of the Parliament house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad
An anti-government protester stands as fellow protesters carry their belongings in the premises of the President and Parliament Houses during the Revolution March in Islamabad
A couple wades through a flooded road after heavy rains in Lahore September 4, 2014. At least 73 people have been killed across Pakistan after heavy rains brought flash floods and caused homes to collapse in the Punjab and Kashmir regions
A Pakistani family travels on a horse-cart through flood road following heavy rain in Lahore
Anti-government protesters dry their clothes over a fire after heavy rain, in front of government buildings in the Red zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad
An anti-government protester carries wood passes a woman with her child in the premises of the President's and Parliament Houses during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters prepare morning tea for breakfast near their makeshift tents before leaving premises of the President's and Parliament Houses during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Anti-government protesters collect their belongings after dismantling their makeshift tents as they leave the premises of the President's and Parliament Houses during the Revolution March in Islamabad
An anti-government protester (C) fixes her makeshift shelter outside the President and Parliament Houses during the Revolution March in Islamabad

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