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At Least 130 Dead in Pakistan Heatwave

A heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has claimed at least 130 lives, health officials said on Sunday. The government has declared a state of emergency at all hospitals as temperatures in Karachi climbed to 113 degrees on Saturday, Health Secretary Saeed Mangnejo told AFP. Temperatures were expected to drop in the coming week, according to Pakistan's Meteorological Department, but doctors advised residents to avoid exposure to the sun. The highest temperature recorded in Karachi was 118.4 degrees on May 9, 1938.