KABUL: Flash floods washed out some 90 percent of farmlands and a nearby forest in northern Badakhshan province, where an official said Tuesday the smashed up vast areas had located along the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
Heavy torrential enduring downpours ripped into two districts of Kholdesk and Hawz-e-Shah of Khahan district near the border with the neighboring Tajikistan, leaving 90 percent of farmland and gardens of fruitful including natural trees of fig and pomegranate, said provincial council chairman, Mawlavi Hussamuddin Neyazi.
He said more than 100 livestock had also been perished in the incident, with the district central part is also posed under critical threat.
A landslide early this month killed large number of people and displaced hundreds other in northeastern Badakhshan province. The Kabul Times