Two US service members killed in Afghanistan
Two US service members were killed and two others injured on Saturday in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, the US-led coalition in Kabul said in a statement. © Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - SEPTEMBER 13: A member of the Afghan Air Force 777 Special Mission Wing looks out of an Mi-17 helicopter during a training mission on September 13, 2017 outside of Kabul, Afghanistan. Currently the United States has about 11,000 troops in the deployed in Afghanistan, with a reported 4,000 more expected to arrive in the coming weeks.
At least 30 people were killed in Pakistan . Officials were struggling to evacuate people and deliver supplies. Five more died in the Pakistani -administered part of Kashmir, officials with the state-run In Afghanistan , harsh weather conditions led to the deaths of at least 24 people , according to the
Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 80 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled to reach people Pakistani Kashmir was the worst-hit area, with 23 people killed and 10 others missing, Nouman Raja
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Severe winter weather has claimed more lives as avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall killed 55 people in Pakistan-administered Kashmir while 15 died in neighboring Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.
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In Pakistan , where 30 people were reported killed , much of the damage struck southwestern Baluchistan province. Imran Zarkon, chief of provincial disaster management, said 14 died there in the past 24 hours, mainly when roofs collapsed amid heavy snowfall. Heavy snowfall had forced closures
In Pakistan , where 30 people were reported killed , much of the damage struck southwestern Baluchistan province. In Afghanistan , harsh weather conditions led to the death of at least 24 people , according to the ministry for disaster management.
The latest deaths raise the two countries' overall death toll from the severe weather to 126 since Sunday.
The disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir was the worst-affected area, with 55 deaths in the past 24 hours, said Waseem Uddin, a spokesman for Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority.
Among those fatalities, 41 died in a single avalanche in the Neelum Valley while 14 people died in elsewhere in the region, he told The Associated Press. Avalanches are common in Kashmir, which is divided between Pakistan and India and claimed by both in its entirety.
Earlier on Tuesday, Ahmad Raza Qadri, the minister for the disaster management authority in Kashmir, said they had declared a state of emergency in the affected areas. “Rescuers are facing difficulties in reaching the stricken villages," he said,
Illinois service member ID’d as one of two killed in Afghanistan by IED
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Fifty-five people have died and more are missing in Pakistani -administered Kashmir, officials say. The harsh weather has also killed dozens in other parts of Pakistan , and in India and In Afghanistan , the official toll stands at 24 dead and 40 wounded over the past two weeks, with most
In Pakistan , where 25 people were reported killed , much of the damage struck southwestern Baluchistan province. Imran Zarkon, chief of provincial disaster management, said 14 died there in the past 24 hours, mainly when roofs collapsed amid heavy snowfall. Heavy snowfall had forced closures
Military helicopters were being used to evacuate people as authorities struggle to reopen highways and reach people cut off by heavy snowfall and avalanches in both Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Also badly affected by heavy snowfall is Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, where 20 people died, said Uddin, adding that some parts in the province was under six inches of snow. Twelve people were also killed in weather-related incidents in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province.
In Afghanistan, the State Ministry for Disaster Management confirmed at least 15 more deaths overnight, raising the death toll in weather-related incidents since Sunday to 39.
So far, about 300 houses have been damaged across Afghanistan because of snowfall, floods and landslides, the agency said. On Monday, residents of the Afghan capital, Kabul, where temperatures dropped to -15 degrees Celsius (5 degrees Fahrenheit), abandoned driving and struggled to get to work on snow-covered roads.
Severe weather in Afghanistan, Pakistan leaves 43 dead
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left at least 43 dead, officials said Monday as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places. © Provided by Associated Press In this Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, photo, people walk on a road during heavy snow fall in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province.
Severe winter weather combined with a harsh cold snap has left dozens dead across Afghanistan and Pakistan as officials work to reopen highways and evacuate people cut off by heavy Heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods have left more than 50 dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan , officials said Monday.
At least 41 people have been killed across the country as severe winter weather continued across the country bringing life to a standstill, Geo News reported. In Afghanistan , harsh weather conditions have led to the death of at least 24 people , according to the ministry for More From Pakistan
Faiez reported from Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rescuers hunt for survivors as Pakistan landslide death toll rises .
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday, officials said. The latest victim of the avalanches in Neelum Valley, in the Himalayan region disputed by Pakistan and India, was a six-year-old girl, Safia, who died in hospital on Thursday. Safia had been pulled out alive on Tuesday after being buried for close to 20 hours, a doctor, quoting the child's family, said.