Death toll from Afghanistan’s floods exceeds 330

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Death toll from Afghanistan's floods exceeds 330

More than 330 were killed as rainstorms and flash floods hit major parts of the provinces of Baghlan, Takhar, Badakhshan and Ghor of Afghanistan, according to the Afghanistan office of the World Food Programme and local Afghan officials, reported Xinhua.

The UN agency said Saturday on social media that more than 300 people have been killed in northern Baghlan province alone, with more than 1,000 houses destroyed.

"WFP is now distributing fortified biscuits to the survivors," it said.

Local officials said on Saturday that at least 160 people have been killed and 117 others injured as rainstorms and flash floods hit major parts of the provinces of Baghlan, Takhar, Badakhshan and Ghor of war-ravaged Afghanistan.

Afghanistan has been experiencing heavy rain and floods in the past month, leading to casualties and property damage.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

4 Comments
  1. Sarah_87 says

    It’s heart-wrenching to hear about the devastating floods in Afghanistan. My thoughts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Actions need to be taken swiftly to provide relief and support to the survivors.

  2. EmilySmith says

    I feel deeply saddened by the devastating news of the floods in Afghanistan. It’s heartbreaking to hear about the lives lost and the homes destroyed. My thoughts are with the survivors and the families affected by this tragedy.

  3. EmilyJohnson23 says

    Is there any information on the current state of emergency response efforts in the affected regions?

    1. JohnSmith87 says

      Yes, the World Food Programme is currently distributing fortified biscuits to the survivors of the floods. Local officials have reported casualties and injuries in the affected regions. The situation remains critical as Afghanistan continues to grapple with heavy rain and floods.

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