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Recent flash floods inflict human, financial losses in some provinces

KABUL: Recent Flash floods caused by torrential rains have inflicted huge human and financial losses in Badakhshan, Bamyan and Nuristan provinces of the country, statements from Natural Disaster Management Departments said Tuesday. According to the statement from Natural Disaster Management Department of Badakhshan province, Flash floods has left three people injured and inflicted financial losses on people, including partial damage to 10 hydro facilities. “Flash floods erupted in Zebak, Eshkashim, Shaghnan, Nasi, Shaki and Kof Ab districts on Sunday night due to heavy rainfall and have caused huge financial damages to the people,” the statement quoted Director of the provincial Nat ural Disaster Management Authority Mohammad Kamgar as saying. Public property installations including bridges, culverts, small hydro projects and roads that connected districts have partially or totally been damaged in the province, the statement said, adding that the Marokh Bridge that connected Shaghnan and Eshkashim districts was also partially damaged by the overnight flash flood. Mawlavi Ghulamullah, the resident of Kof Ab district termed the recent flash floods dangerous and said: “The Badgak bridge built at the cost of 1.5 million Afghani has partially been damaged, as well as most of the small hydro projects partially destructed.” Furthermore, based on the statement from the Natural Disaster Management Department of Nuristan province, Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have caused huge financial losses to the people and destroyed agricultural lands, houses and bridges, shops, and health facilities, as well as swept away hundreds of livestock in some districts of the province. Also, based on another report from Natural Disaster Management Department of the country’s central province of Bamyan, Flash floods have inflicted huge financial losses to the people and destroyed houses bridges, shops, health facilities, madrasas and hundreds of acres of agricultural lands, as well as swept away hundreds of livestock in some districts of the province. S. Raqib

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