Flood kills 30 in Afghanistan

Up to 30 people lost their lives in downpour and flash floods that showered the northern Afghanistan on Sunday night.

Northern Baghlan, Samangan and Takhar provinces are most affected.

Nasir Kohzad, director of Natural Disaster Management Authority in Baghlan province said rainstorms and flash flood killed 12 people and washed away several houses in the area.

The flood also claimed the lives of six people in neighboring Samangan province and 12 people in Takhar province.

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