Afghanistan floods kill 31 people

2023-07-23 18:43:58 | Last Update : 2023-07-23 18:47:58

Floods are ravaging Afghanistan. 31 people have lost their lives in the last 72 hours. 74 people have been injured. 41 people are still missing.

Afghanistan floods kill 31 people
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31 people were killed in floods caused by heavy rains in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province.


Afghanistan is struggling with floods caused by heavy rains, Ihlas reported. Shafiullah Rahimi, spokesperson of the Ministry of Natural Disaster Management, announced that 31 people were killed, 74 people were injured and 41 people were missing in the last 72 hours in the floods that hit Jalrez, Chak, Narkh, Sayedabad and Jaghoto districts of Maidan Wardak province. 250 cattle perished in the floods. Rahimi stated that the Kabul-Bamyan road was closed to traffic due to floods and efforts were underway to open it.


Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense reported that a large number of people were rescued from the floods in Maidan Wardak last night. Afghanistan's State Spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid asked aid organizations to provide necessary assistance to the affected people as soon as possible.

Source: Ihlas News Agency

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