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Banned group aids Pakistan's flood victims

As government fails to help flood victims, Lashkar-e-Taiba delivers emergency aid in bid to improve its image.

Last Modified: 30 Aug 2013 16:43
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At least 170 people have been killed in floods in Pakistan, and more than a million are affected.

The government is facing criticism for failing to come to the aid of victims and the crisis has provided an opportunity for banned group Lashkar-e-Taiba to improve its image.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Multan in Southern Punjab, one of the worst-hit areas.

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