At Least Five People Killed And 12 Others Are Missing in Takhar Floods

At least five people have been killed and 12 others are missing after flash floods hit northern Takhar province on Friday night, a local official said.

Massive floods engulfed the Cha Aab district of Takahar province last night, provincial spokesman Faiz Mohammad Towhidi said. He said that several housed and acres of agricultural land have been destroyed in the floods. Dozens of families have had to leave their homes, he added. He has called on the government to send a rescue team to the province.

Recently more than 50 people have been killed in the floods in Takhar, Balkh, Nangarhar, Baghlan, and Ghazni provinces.


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