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Flash Flooding Hits Afghanistan; Scores Dead

Local Afghan officials say more than 80 bodies have been recovered, two days after a deadly flash flood swept through a remote part of northern Afghanistan. Rescuers in the Guzirga i-Nur district of Baghlan province struggled on Sunday to find victims in the unforgiving terrain, as army helicopters flew in supplies to thousands left homeless. Lieutenant Fazel Rahman, the local police chief, said around 850 houses were destroyed and more than 1,000 were damaged by torrential rain and...

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