At least forty dead as flash flood sweep through village in Afghanistan

Afghan villagers searched desperately for survivors after flash flood swept down a narrow valley in a Taliban-controlled area, killing at least 40 people and destroying dozens of houses in the early hours of Thursday morning, officials said. Getting reliable information was difficult, according to Afghan officials, as Kamdesh district in the mountainous eastern province of… Read More At least forty dead as flash flood sweep through village in Afghanistan

Seventeen dead, houses destroyed as heavy rains trigger flash floods in western Afghanistan

Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday. Two days of flooding that started on Thursday killed 12 people in Jawzjan and two in Badghis, provinces that border Turkmenistan, said Hasibullah Shir… Read More Seventeen dead, houses destroyed as heavy rains trigger flash floods in western Afghanistan