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Heavy Rains, Unseasonal Flood Kills 10 in Afghanistan

Flood damage in Maidan Wardag Province, Afghanistan.

Flood damage in Maidan Wardag Province, Afghanistan.

Source: Afghan Red Crescent Society

Islamabad (AP) -- Unseasonal rains and flooding have killed at least 10 people -- including two children -- in Afghanistan's northern and eastern provinces, the United Nations said Friday.

The deluge also wounded 11 people, with the most casualties and damage reported in eastern Nangarhar, Nuristan and Ghani provinces and Parwan in north of the country, the U.N.'s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said.