Eight family members die in Daikundi due to heavy snowfall

Local sources in Daikundi say an 8-member family is held in Daikundi province.

Sayed Zakariah Hashemi, a member of the Daikundi Provincial Council, says an 8-member family has been trapped in the snow as a result of falling snow in Miramar district.

Mr. Hashemi added that two members of the family had been rescued from the efforts of government forces, but that the remainder of those who were trapped in the snow may have died.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological Office has warned of snowstorms, floods, snow, and heavy rains over the next two days in most of the country’s 20 provinces.