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Flashfloods Kill 11 in Kandahar, Helmand

Flashfloods this week have left 11 people dead and 22 others injured in the southern provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, according to local officials.   
  
The officials said efforts are underway to help the victims. 

“Efforts are underway by officials from relevant departments to collect data on casualties and help the affected families,” Helmand governor’s spokesman Omar Zwak said. 
  
Meanwhile, heavy snowstorms closed highways that connect Kabul with Bamiyan. 
  
The Afghanistan Meteorological Authority has predicted more rainfalls in the coming days.
Eight were killed and 13 others were injured in Spin Boldak district in Kandahar. 
  
In Herat province all highways were closed due to heavy snowfall. 
  
“All Herat highways, including Herat-Kabul and Herat-Kandahar, Herat-Torghondi, Herat-Islam Qala and Herat-Qala-e-Naw highways are closed to traffic since last night due to heavy snowfall. Efforts are underway to reopen the highways,” said Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada. 

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Flashfloods Kill 11 in Kandahar, Helmand

Local officials said efforts are underway to help families affected by flashfloods.   

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Flashfloods this week have left 11 people dead and 22 others injured in the southern provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, according to local officials.   
  
The officials said efforts are underway to help the victims. 

“Efforts are underway by officials from relevant departments to collect data on casualties and help the affected families,” Helmand governor’s spokesman Omar Zwak said. 
  
Meanwhile, heavy snowstorms closed highways that connect Kabul with Bamiyan. 
  
The Afghanistan Meteorological Authority has predicted more rainfalls in the coming days.
Eight were killed and 13 others were injured in Spin Boldak district in Kandahar. 
  
In Herat province all highways were closed due to heavy snowfall. 
  
“All Herat highways, including Herat-Kabul and Herat-Kandahar, Herat-Torghondi, Herat-Islam Qala and Herat-Qala-e-Naw highways are closed to traffic since last night due to heavy snowfall. Efforts are underway to reopen the highways,” said Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada. 

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