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25 dead in Eastern Afghanistan mountain landslide, Ministry Report

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Fidel Rahmati
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The Ministry of Disaster Management in Afghanistan states that as a result of a mountain landslide in the Nurgaram district of Nuristan province, 25 people have lost their lives while another 10 have been injured.

Mohammad Abdullah Jan, the head of Information and Communications at this ministry, stated in a recent message that the mountain’s slide, caused by recent rains in the village of “Nakrah” in Nurgaram district, has resulted in both human casualties and the complete or partial destruction of 15 to 20 residential houses.

He further adds that the recent rainfall has led to road blockages in the provinces of Nuristan, Kunar, and Panjshir.

According to the head of Information and Communications at the Ministry of Disaster Management, a snow avalanche has also occurred in Panjshir province, leading to the disappearance of five workers. However, local officials in Panjshir claim that two of these miners have lost their lives.

The Ministry of Disaster Management states that efforts are underway to assist the affected individuals.

The recent natural disasters in various provinces of Afghanistan, including landslides and avalanches, have caused significant loss of life and property damage.

The Taliban administration is actively involved in responding to these emergencies and providing support to affected communities.

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