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Afghanistan: at least 29 dead from floods, hundreds missing

2022-08-15T16:35:26.928Z

Sudden floods created by torrential rains have caused at least 29 deaths in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, according to reports from the Taliban government's disaster management ministry in Kabul, which also speaks of hundreds of missing people. (HANDLE)



(ANSA) - KABUL, AUG 15 - Sudden floods created by torrential rains have caused at least 29 deaths in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, according to reports from the Taliban government's disaster management ministry in Kabul, which also speaks of hundreds of missing people.


    The most affected province is that of Parwan, with 20 dead and a hundred missing and 50 injured, but also those of Kapisae Nangarhar, said the spokesman of the ministry, Mohammad Naseeb Haqqani.

"Crops, dozens of houses and streets have been destroyed", he added, specifying that 5 deaths were found in the province of Kapisa and 4 in that of Nangarhar.

Rescuers, Haqqani said, were digging in the mud in various locations.

(HANDLE).


Source: ansa

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