Panhshir province where a series of avalanches has killed many people
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Afghan avalanches north of Kabul leave many dead

A series of avalanches have struck north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing around 100 people.

The snowfall has been concentrated in Panjshir province, where the acting governor said two schools and a mosque had been destroyed.

Moheb Mudessir of the BBC's Afghan Service explains.

  • 25 Feb 2015
  • From the section Asia
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