Hirunews Logo
100+killed+in+Afghan+avalanches
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:04
100 killed in Afghan avalanches
92

Shares
11,135

Views
Avalanches triggered by heavy snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of Afghanistan and the death toll is expected to rise.

Most of the victims were in Panjshir province north of the capital Kabul, where 95 bodies were recovered.

The avalanches after two days of heavy snow destroyed more than 100 homes in the province and blocked main roads, making it difficult for rescue workers to reach the stricken villages.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
332 Views
96 Views
1,727 Views
39,061 Views
2,162 Views
40,327 Views
Top