Thousands stranded as heavy floods block Salang highway
Salang Pass security head, Gen. Abdur Rajab, told Pajhwok Afghan News a five kilometres stretch of the busy highway was partially damaged by the rain-induced floods.
He said efforts were underway to reopen the road. Hundreds of cars and thousands of passengers were stranded in Baghlan-i-Markazi district of Baghlan province and Jabalus Saraj district of Parwan, he said.
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