Panjshir, Afghanistan Suffers Onslaught of Avalanches

PANJSHIR, AFGHANISTAN Severe avalanches that began Tuesday in the northeastern Panjshir region of Afghanistan now account for an avalanche-related death toll of over 168 people, as of Thursday evening. A heavy snowstorm, which started early Tuesday, dropped up to one meter of snow in places, reported, despite an otherwise relatively mild and dry winter. The avalanches ranged across four northeastern provinces, […]