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Avalanche in Badakhshan’s Kofab district claims 4 lives

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Avalanche in Badakhshan’s Kofab district claims 4 lives

Mar 23, 2016 - 13:03

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Four people were killed after being buried under an avalanche in Kofab district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Wednesday, an official said.

Three bodies had been recovered while the fourth one remained missing, deputy police chief, Col. Sakhi Dad Haideri, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Syed Abdullah Humayun Dehqan, head of the Afghanistaninfo-icon Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), said charitable organisationshad assured them of complete support in emergency situations.

Kofab district is situated 160 kilometres north of Faizabad, the provincial capital. It boards Tajikistan.


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