How toxic water destroyed Pakistan's Lake Manchar

What has turned Pakistan's largest lake into a health hazard?

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    Manchar is Pakistan's largest freshwater lake.

    It spreads over 250 square kilometres during the peak Monsoon season.

    But it has become a dumping ground for industrial waste, and that's putting the lives of people who depend on the waters, at risk.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Manchar Lake, Pakistan.


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