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Hundreds Die in Pakistan Heat Wave

An extreme heat wave that cause temperatures to soar past 43 degrees celcius in Pakistan's southwestern Sindh province has left hundreds dead, mostly in the port city of Karachi.   Emergency rooms at local hospitals are full of patients suffering from heat stroke. Doctors warn that old people, those suffering with diabetes or kidney disease are particularly vulnerable.   The Sindh provincial government has issued a state of medical emergency.   A statement issued by...

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