Mudslides in eastern Afghanistan


KABUL, Aug. 31 — RIA Novosti, Andrei sinful. Powerful landslides, descended from the mountains as a result of heavy rains in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, have killed at least three people, hundreds of local residents homes washed away and destroyed mud rivers, told journalists governor's press secretary, Ahmad Zia Abdulzay.

According to the spokesman, among the dead — two children. Other information about the dead and missing, according to officials, have been reported yet.

However, as reported by local news agency Pazhvak, it rained the entire Nangarhar Tuesday, and on Wednesday night mudslides hit the county two provinces — Cat and Batikot. In rural Batikote washed about 100 houses Afghans, Kote — 200.

In the area of disaster rescue teams arrived to conduct on-site emergency search and rescue operation.

Source: RIA Novosti

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