The death toll in the worst monsoon floods in living memory in Pakistan has risen to 800, while one million have been affected, a local official says.
Rescuers are struggling to reach inundated areas where transportation and communications have been severed.
Peshawar, the area's largest city with population of three million, is cut off.
At least 60 people have died across the border in Afghanistan where flooding affected four provinces.
Mian Iftikhar Hussain, information minister for Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa (formerly North-West...
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