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Located in the heart of the city, Lines Area is one of the worst slums of Karachi..A decade after partition, a large number of immigrants occupied the empty portions of Lines Area and it became very congested..Over the years, the area was rendered uninhabitable by inadequate sanitation and health facilities, and plagued by frequent flooding.

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Slum life Pakistan
Located in the heart of the city, Lines Area is one of the worst slums of Karachi..A decade after partition, a large number of immigrants occupied the empty portions of Lines Area and it became very congested..Over the years, the area was rendered uninhabitable by inadequate sanitation and health facilities, and plagued by frequent flooding.