Badakhshan Avalanche Death Toll Reaches To 47

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Local officials say casualty figures reached to 47 in Badakhshan province after two dead bodies were discovered in snow avalanches. 
According to Dr. Shah Walullah Adeeb, governor of Badakhshan, casualty figures might increase. 
He said, “Up to now 12 residential houses have been destroyed, 65 people injured and 1000 animals perished due to recent avalanches in Badakhshan province, adding each family was assisted 10,000 Afs provided by governor office. 
Meanwhile, Afghan national committee of counter incidents in its emergency session allocated 8 million Afs assistance to the families, but still not delivered.

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