Afghanistan: Flash Flooding in Parwan Province Killed Dozens, Many Still Missing
August 28 , 2020
As per Rahmatullah Haidari, deputy spokesperson for the governor of the province, flash flooding in Afghanistan’s Parwan province has killed nearly 86 people and injured at least 106. The authorities in the disaster management ministry said that torrential rain earlier this week caused flash flooding in the country’s Parwan province, which also borders Kabul. In the floods, dozens of houses and vehicles have been destroyed, and the number of casualties is even higher, said Parwan Provincial spokeswoman Waheeda Shakar. Police have arrived in the location with rescue teams and are helping residents. Officials also said that more than 1,500 houses north of the Capital Kabul had been destroyed, while many people remain missing.