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Heavy rains, floods kill 7 in Afghanistan

IANS  |  Kabul 

Heavy rains and flooding have claimed seven lives and destroyed several houses in Afghanistan's northern and provinces.

Two women and four children were among the dead in torrential rains and flooding outside provincial capital Aybak on Monday, a was cited as saying by

Over 100 acres farmlands were washed away while 70 houses were badly damaged or destroyed.

The said heavy rains and flooding killed 34 people elsewhere in the country over the past one week.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 18:24 IST
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