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Flash floods leave dozens of homes, farmland damaged in Farah

Flash floods leave dozens of homes, farmland damaged in Farah

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Mar 03, 2019 - 12:05

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Flash floods have swept away dozens of homes and inundated handreds of acres of farmland in western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.

Governor Shoaib Sabit told Pajhwok Afghan News that the damages took place in Anar Dara, Shibkoh, Pustukoh and Khak Safid district and in Farah City, the provincial capital.

He said 80 percent of the provinces suffered huge losses and thousands of homes destroyed.

The provincial administration concerned unable to deliver immediate assistance, the governor said, urging the central government to immediately provide emergency aid to the flood-hit individuals.

He added there had been so far no report of casualties.

Inayatullah, a resident, whose house swept away by flood said: “Nothing left all my life has gone.”

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