Flash floods kill 23 in western Afghanistan

Flash floods following days of heavy rain have killed at least 23 people across Afghanistan's western Badghis province, officials said Sunday.

Among the dead were 13 people killed when a Toyota coach they were travelling in overturned Saturday, said provincial police chief Abdul Rawoof Taj.

Omar Mohammadi, a spokesman for the Afghan disaster management authority, said that survey teams had been sent to the affected areas to determine the extent of the damage.

Last update: Sun, 17/04/2016 - 19:28

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