Afghan flash flood death toll rises to 81

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 4:37 a.m.

An Afghan man cries during presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah’s visit of a flood-affected area in the Guzirga i-Nur district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, on Sunday.

More than 80 bodies have been found after a flash flood in Afghanistan's mountainous and remote north, a provincial official said Sunday, as police and villagers scoured the rugged terrain for missing people.

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