Death toll in Afghan floods tops 100: officials

Posted on Apr 26 2014 - 9:35pm by IBC News

Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan), Apr 26  The death toll from flash floods in northern Afghanistan rose to more than 100 today with many others still missing, officials said, as helicopters carried trapped villagers to safety.

The national disaster management authority told AFP that 58 people were killed in Jowzjan province, 32 in Faryab, six in Sar-e-Pul and six others in Badghis as floods struck a large swath of rural communities.