Baghlan flood-affected families demand assistance
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The flood affected families of Pul-i-Khumri, the provincial capital of northern Baghlan province, spent last night under open sky and demanded the government to provide them with immediate aid.
Naseer Ahmad Kahzad said four people were still missing while rescue operation had been kicked off to recover them. The exact number of casualties and damages could not be verified, he said, fearing casualties caused by the natural disaster could soar.
Dr. Shah Mohammad Hofyani, director public health department, said four women, two children, and two men were admitted to the hospital.
Emergency Response Committee Director Abdul Qadim Naizi said his organization arranged food for 2,000 affected families last night.
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