Pakistan: Avalanche - Feb 2010

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An avalanche hit villages in Qandia valley - including the Bagroo Dara, Seri and Gatloo areas - in the Kohistan District of the North-West Frontier Province on 16 February 2010. According to local resident accounts, more than 120 deaths were reported, while 220 houses comprising of approximately 1,500 - 2,000 individuals were affected in Bagroo Dara. (Pakistan Red Crescent Society, 28 Feb 2010)

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