President Karzai Deeply Saddened by Life and Property Losses in Badakhshan Landslide

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President Hamid Karzai is deeply saddened by the losses in life and property caused by landslide in Aab Khoshk village of Argo district in Badakhshan province.

The President ordered relevant entities to provide immediate assistance to people affected by the natural disaster and to urgently rescue those who are trapped under the debris.

Following the natural disaster, President Karzai spoke with Second Vice-president, Head of the National Committee for Disaster Management, Minister of Defense, Director General of Local Governance and local officials of Badakhshan province. It was decided that a high-ranking government delegation travel and reach out to the affected province at the soonest.

The President offers his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and prays for patience of the bereaved, and rapid recovery of the wounded.