14 People Killed in Afghanistan Avalanche: Official

Kabul: At least 14 people were killed following a major avalanche in the Raghistan district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan on Thursday afternoon, local officials said, as reported by Tolo news.

Badakhshan governor’s spokesman Nek Mohammad Nazari said five more people were wounded in the avalanche that happened in the Zarandab village in the district.

He said the area is under Taliban control, but added that efforts are underway to help those trapped.

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