Residents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFPResidents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFP
Residents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFP

Afghanistan flash floods leave at least 150 dead

  • Officials and witnesses said many children were among the dead
  • Downpours and flash floods kill scores of people annually in Afghanistan

Topic |   Natural disasters
Residents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFPResidents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFP
Residents gather among debris after a flash flood affected the area at Sayrah-e-Hopiyan in Charikar, Parwan province. Photo: AFP
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