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Thirteen people killed in flash floods in Afghanistan

Thirteen people including women and children have been killed in flash floods caused by heavy rains over the past two days in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
Sharafuddin Muslim, the deputy state minister for disaster management, said that the floods happened in Khost, Paktia, Logar, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Parwan and Kapisa provinces.
According to the official, 13 people including four women and five children were killed and two others went missing following the floods.
Muslim said that hundreds of homes were damaged. Some roads connecting villages with the district centers were also blocked.
Responding to the disaster, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) is distributing 100,000 afghanis to each family affected, he said.
Other basic items are also being delivered, he said.The post Thirteen people killed in flash floods in Afghanistan first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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