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Flash Floods Kill At Least 65 In Afghanistan

Afghan officials say flashfloods have killed at least 65 people across the country.

Abdul Matin Edrok, head of the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority, told reporters "we estimate more than 1,000 families have been affected but these figures may rise."

Most of those affected were in northeast Kapisa Province, where 31 people died. Others were killed in the eastern provinces of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar and Logar, central Ghazni Province, and northern Parwan.

compiled from agency reports