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Floods, landslides, many dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan after heavy rains

Floods, landslides, many dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan after heavy rains

Heavy rains for the past three days have caused floods and landslides in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Heavy rains for the past three days have caused floods and landslides in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Bad weather killed 31 people in Afghanistan and 13 in Pakistan.

Bad weather killed 31 people in Afghanistan and 13 in Pakistan.

Afghanistan

Shafiullah Rahimi, the ruling Taliban’s designated spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Natural Disaster Management, said on Sunday that at least 31 people were killed, 74 wounded and 41 missing. The capital Kabul and Maidan Wardak and Ghazni provinces were flooded.

Afghanistan

Shafiullah Rahimi, the ruling Taliban’s designated spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Natural Disaster Management, said on Sunday that at least 31 people were killed, 74 wounded and 41 missing. The capital Kabul and Maidan Wardak and Ghazni provinces were flooded.

He added that more people were killed in West Kabul and Maidan Wardak.

He added that more people were killed in West Kabul and Maidan Wardak.

Rahimi also said that around 250 cattle died in the flood.

Rahimi also said that around 250 cattle died in the flood.

The latest flooding occurred in the Jalres district of Maidan Wardak province, west of Kabul, where 12 people were killed, Taliban government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. He said at least 40 people are missing and rescue workers are busy with search and rescue operations.

The latest flooding occurred in the Jalres district of Maidan Wardak province, west of Kabul, where 12 people were killed, Taliban government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. He said at least 40 people are missing and rescue workers are busy with search and rescue operations.

The provincial governor’s office said in a statement that hundreds of homes had been damaged or destroyed and that the missing were believed to be under the rubble.

The provincial governor’s office said in a statement that hundreds of homes had been damaged or destroyed and that the missing were believed to be under the rubble.

Pakistan

In Pakistan on Sunday, 13 people were killed and seven others were injured in heavy rains and landslides in various parts of the country as the rainy season continued.

Pakistan

In Pakistan on Sunday, 13 people were killed and seven others were injured in heavy rains and landslides in various parts of the country as the rainy season continued.

Nine people have lost their lives in the last 48 hours due to rains in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Nine people have lost their lives in the last 48 hours due to rains in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In Skardu area of ​​Gilgit Baltistan region, police officer Raja Mirza Hassan said four members of a family were killed when a massive landslide hit their car.

In Skardu area of ​​Gilgit Baltistan region, police officer Raja Mirza Hassan said four members of a family were killed when a massive landslide hit their car.

74 houses were damaged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province due to heavy rain and lightning, said Taimur Khan, spokesperson of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority.

74 houses were damaged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province due to heavy rain and lightning, said Taimur Khan, spokesperson of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority.

The provincial authorities have declared emergency in Chitral district due to floods in the hilly areas following the rains.

The provincial authorities have declared emergency in Chitral district due to floods in the hilly areas following the rains.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority, 101 deaths, including 16 women and 42 children, have occurred in the country since the onset of monsoon on June 25.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority, 101 deaths, including 16 women and 42 children, have occurred in the country since the onset of monsoon on June 25.

(with inputs from agencies)

(with inputs from agencies)

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