After the earthquake, this time Afghanistan was flooded. The flash floods have already claimed 400 lives. A report in the country’s private broadcaster Tolo News quoted the state minister of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Natural Disaster Management as saying on Wednesday.
Areas of the country where floods have occurred are: Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan, Laghman, Panjshir, Parwan, Kabul, Kapsia, Maidan, Wardak, Bamiyan, Ghazni, Lagor, Samangan, Sar-e-Pul, Takhar, Paktia, Khost, Daikundi. Salang area. The floods have been the result of continuous rains for the past few days.
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According to the Minister of State for Natural Disaster Management in Afghanistan, the floods have caused huge financial losses to the people of those areas
“The injured have been shifted to hospitals,” said Maulvi Sharifuddin Muslim, deputy minister for disaster management. Tents have been set up to evacuate those who lost their homes in the floods.
Meanwhile, the death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in the country rose to 1,000 on Tuesday night. The number of injured has exceeded 1500. Local officials said many bodies were still being recovered from the rubble in various residential areas. The death toll could rise further, they said.
The epicenter was reported at about 44 km from the capital, Khost, in the southeastern province of Khost. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued.