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Badakhshan avalanche leave woman, teenage girl dead

Badakhshan avalanche leave woman, teenage girl dead

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Apr 26, 2016 - 14:52

 

FAIZABAD(Pajhwok): A woman and a teenage girl have been killed by an avalanche in the Kofab district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.

Syed Abdullah Humayun Dehqan, head of the Afghanistaninfo-icon Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), told Pajhwok Afghan Newsthe incident took place on Monday afternoon.

He said rescue teams had reached the Paimazar locality to retrieve the bodies of the woman, 30, and girl, 13. Dehqan added 50,000 afghanis had already been paid to the victims’ families.

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