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Heavy monsoon rains have triggered floods affecting more than 300,000 people across Pakistan in the last two weeks and killed 108 others, disaster management officials said Sunday. 

Pakistani flood-affected people wade through flood waters at Kala Shah Kako on August 18, 2013. Heavy monsoon rains have triggered floods affecting more than 300,000 people across Pakistan in the last two weeks and killed 108 others, disaster management officials said Sunday.

"The rains affected 334,764 people, killed at least 108 people and wounded 104," a senior National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) official told AFP.

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