Heavy snowfall in Afghanistan


16.01.12.Zhertvami heavy snowfall in the north-eastern Afghanistan were 16 people, rescue workers are trying to clear the snow from dozens of homes, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC.

As a result of bad weather in the village Ishkashim avalanche, the exact number of victims is unknown. In Badakhshan province fell to three meters of snow. Authorities say the bad weather led to the deaths of at least 16 people in the region, located near the border with Tajikistan and China.

Local authorities asked for more food, clothing, and medicine, as well as the bulldozers to clear the blocked roads, reports BBC.

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