Recent flooding kills six, injures 8 in Afghanistan

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At least six people have lost their lives and eight others sustained injuries in recent torrential rains and flooding in Afghanistan, a local TV channel reported Thursday.

“Six people died and eight more suffered injuries.

Thirty homes have been damaged or demolished entirely, seven bridges have been wrecked, 832 livestock perished and some agricultural areas and orchards have lost their crops,” Tolonews reported.

The provinces affected by heavy rains and flooding include Kunar, Nuristan, Badakhshan, Paktia, Takhar, Ghor and Parwan, according to the private media outlet.

Earlier, some provinces of the country, such as Badakhshan, Takhar, Baghlan, Nuristan, Kunar, Laghman, Parwan and Kapisa had 10 to 25 mm rains, as the country’s meteorological department anticipated.

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