Yearning for a drop: Shahdadkot left at mercy of contaminated water

After grappling with a severe potable water shortage for years without reprieve, the Shahdadkot residentiary has turned its woes to the region’s ruling party, now demanding to be heard.

Hundreds of people from the town, which has been a constituency of former prime minister and PPP leader Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, are expected to record their protest through a sit-in staged straight shot from the Bhutto family mausoleum in Gharhi Khuda Bux.

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Hafeez Tunio

Hafeez Tunio works as a reporter for The Express Tribune, Daily English newspaper affiliated with The International New York Times. Hafeez covers politics, environment, water and sanitation, human rights, minority and women issues. He says he wants to write on environmental issues because he loves nature - in spite of what it did to him.

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