Troops guard Dhaka water pumps

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L’armée protège les pompes à eaux à Dhaka

Un militaire distribue de l’eau aux habitants d’East Rampuraà Dhaka le 8 avril © AFP PHOTO/Munir uz ZAMAN

Troops are guarding water pumps in parts of Dhaka as a severe water shortage grips the capital, causing a rise in water-borne diseases, officials say.

The move follows angry protests earlier this month by residents over what many see as a deteriorating situation.

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