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Afghanistan Floods in Afghanistan cause havoc, 50 people die

Leaders Online Desk: Flash floods caused by unseasonal rains have wreaked havoc in the western part of Afghanistan. At least 50 people have died in this. About 2,000 houses have been destroyed due to this flood, the provincial police informed on Saturday. “Fifty residents of Ghor province died on Friday due to floods and many others are missing,” said a statement issued by Ghor province police spokesman Abdul Rehman Badri.

“Thousands of animals have died due to this flood. Also hundreds of hectares of agricultural land has been damaged. Many bridges have been washed away. A large number of trees have also fallen. Several roads have come to a standstill in the province.” It has also been further stated.

Flash floods in northern Baghlan province last week killed hundreds of people, according to officials from the World Food Program and the Taliban. Now the western part is affected by flood.

The Taliban's chief government spokesman expressed grief over the loss of life in Afghanistan in a post on X. He appealed to provide all necessary assistance to the affected people.

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