KABUL ( REPORTBEAT ) – According to the International News Agency, Avalanche hits houses in Raghistan District, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan, according to the International News Agency .As a result, dozens of people were buried under the rubble.
A spokesman for the governor of Badakhshan said the area was under Taliban control, hampering relief efforts. However, the rescue agency, along with a heavy contingent, launched rescue operations and recovered 14 bodies from the avalanche debris, while 11 people were rushed to hospital in critical condition.
The hospital administration says the death toll is expected to rise as three of the injured are in critical condition. The dead included women and children.
The village in Badakhshan where the avalanche fell is located between the snow-capped mountains And blizzards continued in the area.