17 killed in fresh rainstorms, floods in Afghanistan since Friday

Srinagar, May 25 (KNS) Death toll due to fresh rainstorms and flooding in Afghanistan's Faryab and the neighbouring Sari Pul province over the past two days mounted to 17, reports on Saturday.

Reports said in the Lawlash district of the Faryab province, 12 people have lost their lives, and 11 others sustained injuries due to downpours and flash floods since Friday.

They said that women and children were among the victims.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelSimilarly, the natural disaster has left four women and a child dead in the Sari Pul province over the past two days.

Heavy rains and flash floods have killed hundreds, destroyed thousands of houses, and rendered thousands more homeless over the past month in the war-ravaged Afghanistan. (KNS) 

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