Deadly flood in Afghanistan leaves 20 killed (+VIDEO)

TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Taliban officials reported that 20 people were killed due to the heavy flooding in Logar.

45 people were also injured during the incident, Aljazeera quoted Taliban officials as saying.

The Afghanistan Meteorological Department has declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces of the country and warned about the possibility of floods in those areas.

Yesterday, Taliban local officials in Maidan Wardak announced that the flooding had caused financial damage to the residents of the area.

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