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Afghan avalanches bury more homes in freezing north

Afghan avalanches bury more homes in freezing north

By Tue, Mar 03, 2015 6:39PM UTC Comments Off Afghan avalanches bury more homes in freezing north

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan disaster official says three districts in a remote part of northern Afghanistan have been cut off by avalanches, just a week after nearly 200 people died when snow buried their homes in a valley not far from the capital, Kabul....

Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:29AM UTC Comments Off Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan provincial official says that the death toll from a massive avalanche in a mountainous valley near the capital Kabul rose to 198 as bulldozers and other machinery began clearing roads and rescue teams were able to reach remote villages that have been cut off for almost a week....

Afghanistan avalanche toll rises to 162 amid rescue efforts

By Thu, Feb 26, 2015 7:28PM UTC Comments Off Afghanistan avalanche toll rises to 162 amid rescue efforts

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan military officer says the death toll from an avalanche caused by heavy winter snows in a mountainous valley northeast of the capital Kabul has risen to 162....

Official: At least 108 people killed in Afghan winter storm

By Wed, Feb 25, 2015 9:56PM UTC Comments Off Official: At least 108 people killed in Afghan winter storm

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An emergency official says at least 108 people are feared killed in Afghan avalanches amid a massive winter storm....

Dozens feared dead in Afghanistan avalanche

By Wed, Feb 25, 2015 4:59PM UTC Comments Off

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says dozens of people are feared dead in an avalanche that buried some 60 homes in the northeastern Panjshir Valley....