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Canal breach destroys crops on vast Baghlan land

Canal breach destroys crops on vast Baghlan land

Jun 24, 2019 - 20:37

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A breach in a canal in Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province inundated crops on hundreds of acres of land, an official said on Monday.

Agricultureinfo-icon Department official in the district, Abdullah, said the breach occurred in the canal in Fabrika area in the morning,

He said the water destroyed crops standing on 750 acres of land, inflicting losses on farmers.  He said the affected crops included wheat, beans, rice and vegetables.

He said agriculture officials had reached the area to assess the damage. He said the affected farmers would be assisted after the survey and under a plan.

“The damaged part of the canal has been reconstructed. It is possible some homes are also damaged by the water,” he said.

Mohammad Karim, a farmer, said his crops on six acres of land were destroyed by the canal water.


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