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Photo taken on Aug. 1, 2020 shows a flooded area in Qalatak village of Kozkunar district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua)

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- At least 16 persons have been killed as heavy rains followed by flash flood washed away several houses in Kozkunar district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province late Friday night.

An Afghan child stands inside her house after a flash flood in Qalatak village of Kozkunar district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua)

Afghan children wade through floodwater after a flash flood in Qalatak village of Kozkunar district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua)

Local people work after a flash flood in Qalatak village of Kozkunar district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua)

Local people work after a flash flood in Qalatak village of Kozkunar district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua)■

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