Herat Flash Floods Kill 14: Officials

Kabul: At least 14 people have been killed in flash floods following heavy rainfalls on Monday in Rokha village of Adraskan district in the western province of Herat, the provincial governor’s spokesperson Jailani Farhad said.

Farhad said that four children, a woman and five men are among the victims of the incident. The floods also destroyed dozens of hectares of land and killed many cattle.

Local officials said that the Obe and Karokh districts of Herat also witnessed flash floods, but there was no immediate information about the possible damages there.

Most parts of Herat witnessed heavy rainfall over the past two days.

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