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Flash flood kills 20 in Afghanistan
May 05, 2022

In Afghanistan, at least 20 people died and 30 others were injured in flash flood caused by heavy rains in more than 10 provinces of the country. 

The Afghan Acting Deputy Minister of Natural Disaster Management, Mawlawi Sharfuddin Muslim, said the flood left dozens of houses destroyed and caused losses to around 100 livestock.

The flooding hit Kandahar, Helmand, Herat, Badakhshan, Takhar, Parwan, Kunduz, Maidan Wardak, Baghlan, Faryab and Jawzjan provinces.

However, Baghlan, Parwan and Badghis are the three most affected provinces.