Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Media Release Service

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Pajhwok Mobile App

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Thousands stranded as heavy floods block Salang highway

Thousands stranded as heavy floods block Salang highway

May 12, 2016 - 18:22

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Heavy floods have blocked the Kabul-North highway in the Salang Pass area of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

Salang Pass security head, Gen. Abdur Rajab, told Pajhwok Afghan News a five kilometres stretch of the busy highway was partially damaged by the rain-induced floods.

He said efforts were underway to reopen the road. Hundreds of cars and thousands of passengers were stranded in Baghlan-i-Markazi district of Baghlan province and Jabalus Saraj district of Parwan, he said.