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Afghanistan Floods: 50 dead due to heavy rains

Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST
  • The rain spell that began on Friday in Afghanistan had also cut off many key roads to the area.
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Heavy rains caused flash flooding in several provinces in Afghanistan. Northern Baghlan was the worst impacted, with efforts to deliver aid hampered by destruction to roads and bridges wrought when the floods ripped through the province.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

Heavy rains caused flash flooding in several provinces in Afghanistan. Northern Baghlan was the worst impacted, with efforts to deliver aid hampered by destruction to roads and bridges wrought when the floods ripped through the province.(AFP)

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At least 50 people are dead following a fresh bout of heavy rain and flooding in central Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

At least 50 people are dead following a fresh bout of heavy rain and flooding in central Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.(AFP)

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A child crawls on mud after floods in Burka district of Baghlan province.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

A child crawls on mud after floods in Burka district of Baghlan province.(AFP)

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On Wednesday, a helicopter used by the Afghan air force crashed due to "technical issues" during attempts to recover the bodies of people who had fallen into a river in Ghor province, killing one and injuring 12 people, the country's defence ministry said.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

On Wednesday, a helicopter used by the Afghan air force crashed due to "technical issues" during attempts to recover the bodies of people who had fallen into a river in Ghor province, killing one and injuring 12 people, the country's defence ministry said.(REUTERS)

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Survivors have been left with no home, no land, and no source of livelihood, the World Food Organization said. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

Survivors have been left with no home, no land, and no source of livelihood, the World Food Organization said. (REUTERS)

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Last week, flash floods caused by heavy rains devastated villages in northern Afghanistan, killing 315 people and injuring more than 1,600, authorities said on Sunday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

Last week, flash floods caused by heavy rains devastated villages in northern Afghanistan, killing 315 people and injuring more than 1,600, authorities said on Sunday.(AFP)

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The latest disaster came on the heels of devastating floods that killed at least 70 people in April.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 18, 2024 01:34 PM IST

The latest disaster came on the heels of devastating floods that killed at least 70 people in April.(REUTERS)

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