Tue, Jul

ACCI promises aid to landslide victims


ACCIThe Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Saturday announced aid for the victims of a devastating landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province.


Over 2,100 people were killed and hundreds went missing on Friday when a massive landslide buried an entire village in Badakhshan.
Speaking at a news conference in Kabul, ACCI Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Qurban Haqjo said food items and other stuff worth 3 million afghanis had been sent to flood-affected people.  Calling the Badakhshan incident horrific, Haqjo urged the government to announce three days of mourning, during which the national flag would fly half-mast.

Source: Pajhwok