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Pakistan's cave-dwelling community

The term "cave dwellers" is likely to conjure up prehistoric images in your head - caves have served as one of the earliest dwellings for human beings.

But in Pakistan they also serve as homes for some people today.

Just 40km (25 miles) from the capital, in the city of Hassanabdal, many families continue to live in man-made caves - some because they are too poor to afford regular houses..

Shaimaa Khalil went to meet them.

  • 11 Jun 2015
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