Heavy snowfalls have blocked two highways in Afghanistan

by Aamaj News

The Salang pass maintenance office spokesman, Sameullah Walizada, said due to snowfall and snowstorm the Salang highway has been blocked since last night.

According to Mr.Walizada the Salang highway has been blocked to prevent harrowing accidents, humanitarian catastrophe and loss of commodities.

He added that according to forecasts, the unusual situation will continue during the day as well, and the highway will remain blocked untill the situation returns to normality.

According to some reports Kotal Sabzak the border of Bamyan and Herat provinces has been blocked by snowfall, too.

Every year during the winter Salang pass gets blocked due to heavy snowfall and snowstorm, this way cause problems to commuters.


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