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Flash floods, heavy rain kill 13 people in W Afghanistan

Flash floods, heavy rain kill 13 people in W Afghanistan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 May 2019, 04:52 pm

Firoz Koah, Afghanistan, May 25 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 13 people have lost their lives and more than 100 houses have been destroyed due to downpour and flash floods in western Afghanistan's Ghor province over the past two days, provincial governor Ghulam Nasir Khazih said Saturday.

Talking to reporters here, Khazih said that the floods largely damaged the provincial capital Firoz Koah and the neighboring Tolak and Shahrak districts where more than 100 houses had been washed away and farmlands destroyed.

The governor also called upon national and international aid agencies to assist with the flood affected people.

Flash floods, heavy rain kill 13 people in W Afghanistan

India Blooms News Service
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