AFGHANISTAN

Flash floods and heavy rains in Kandahar leave seven dead

Flash floods and heavy rains in several districts of Kandahar province have claimed the lives of at least seven people and damaged thousands of homes and farms.
Local officials said thousands of hectares of land has been damaged.
Officials said that military helicopters arrived in Kandahar province early Thursday to rescue those trapped due to floods.
According to officials, seven people have died and fourteen others have been injured in Zhari, Panjwai, Ghori, and Spin Boldak districts.
According to a local official, one Zhari district resident Ali Ahmad lost his five children along with his wife in the floods.
Residents in the flood-hit areas have appealed for urgent aid and called on international organizations to provide immediate relief to flood victims.
Floods have cut a wide swath of destruction across the country in the past few weeks leaving thousands of people homeless.The post Flash floods and heavy rains in Kandahar leave seven dead first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

Related Articles

Back to top button