An Afghan man searches for his belongings after a flood at Jawzjan province, April 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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The death toll from flash floods in northern Afghanistan rose to more than 100 on Saturday with many others still missing, officials said, as helicopters carried trapped villagers to safety.The national disaster management authority told AFP that 58 people were killed in Jowzjan province, 32 in Faryab, six in Sar-e-Pul and six others in Badghis as floods struck a large swath of rural communities.Officials in Faryab province said nearly 2,000 houses were washed away and more than 8,000 cattle were killed by the floods.
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