Dozens Dead in Afghanistan Flooding

Flooding Afghanistan April 19 2016

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(SOURCE)  At least 38 people have been killed as flash flooding swept through remote areas of northern Afghanistan Monday evening, Afghan officials say. 

The officials said Monday that the flash floods struck the provinces of Takhar, Badghis and Samangan. Heavy rains have also hit the capital, Kabul, with no major damages.

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Taiwan plane crash ‘kills dozens’

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23 July 2014,  Last updated at06:44 PT

(SOURCE)  A plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials say.

The domestic TransAsia Airways flight crashed near Magong airport on the outlying Penghu island, reports said.

There were a total of 54 passengers and four crew on board, Taiwan’s CNA news agency reported.

Aviation officials said flight GE222 aborted its initial landing and then crashed, local media reported.