Pajhwok Afghan News

Man killed in Ghor avalanche

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A man was killed after being struck by an avalanche in western Ghor province, an official said on Tuesday.

Abdul Wahid Hamas, Ghor governor’s spokesman, tweeted: “Unfortunately, one person died after being struck by an avalanche in Bal Chiragh village of Taywara district”.

The incident happened about 220 kilometers west of Ferozkoh city, the provincial capital.

Taywara district is one of the coldest areas where people struggle with different problems in cold winter.

Three more people have died in Ghor province due to the recent cold wave and snowfall.

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