Over 200 killed as storms, flash floods hit Afghanistan

Srinagar, May 11 (KNS): Over 200 people have been killed after The storms and flash floods hit north Afghanistan's Baghlan and Takhar provinces, reports said.

Reports said that the natural mishap hit Gozargah-e-Noor, Jelgah, Nahrin, Baghlan-e-Markazi and Barka districts, as well as the provincial capital of Pul-e-Khumri, Hedayatullah Hamdard.

United Nations International Organization for Migration said that over 200 people were killed and thousands of houses were destroyed or damaged in Baghlan.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

Storms and floods also killed 20 people and injured 14 in Namak Ab, Ishkamish, Farkhar and Kafgan districts of Takhar province, they said.

They added that 300 houses, along with electricity and communications facilities, were seriously damaged.

Afghanistan has been experiencing heavy rain and floods in the past month. Storms and floods also hit most parts of other northern provinces, including Badakhshan and Samangan, leading to casualties and property damage. (KNS) 

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