Soaring food prices hit Pakistan

Food prices in flood-hit Pakistan have skyrocketed, after vast stretches of crops were destroyed in the country’s worst flooding in 80 years. The rising prices threaten to amplify misery in a country where many residents were already mired in poverty before the floods struck.

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/08/201081135552727621.html

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