Flood kills 40 Afghans

08:46, July 29, 2010      

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Heavy rains in floods claimed lives of 40 Afghans and left hundreds homeless, a private television channel broad on Wednesdya. "Floods left 40 persons including women and children dead in Kapisa and Laghman provinces of Afghanistan today," Tolo reported in its main news bulliten.

It also added that 15 more people sustained injuries.

Hundreds of acres of lands and houses were washed away or damaged in the natural disaster, it further said.

The heavy rain begun in the wee hours of Wednesday splashed several parts of the country for several hours.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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