Pakistani farmers protest water shortages

Outlet: United Press International, Inc.

March 9, 2010

KARACHI, Pakistan, March 9 (UPI) — Thousands of farmers in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh squabbled with irrigation officials they blame for a lack of drinking and irrigation water.
Farmers skirmished with district officers in the irrigation division of subdistricts in Singh and tore down iron gates blocking irrigation canals, Pakistani newspaper The News International reports…

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