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Heavy rains hit Afghanistan

A recent spell of heavy rains that triggered flash floods in western Afghanistan has killed at least two people and damaged many homes.

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People flee their village after a heavy rains and flash floods hit their village and killed two people in Ghorian district of western Herat province, Afghanistan on February 3, 2011.

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People make their way through a village after a heavy spell of torrential rains and flash floods district of western Herat province, Afghanistan on February 3, 2011.

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An Afghan man surveys the damage to his house after heavy rains and flash floods, hit his village in Ghorian district of western Herat province, Afghanistan on February 3, 2011.