Afghanistan - Avalanche (February 5, 2017)

France was saddened to learn of the death of several dozen people on February 5 in an avalanche that struck the village of Hafsaa, in Nuristan Province.

Nearly 100 people have perished in the past three days as a result of bad weather in Afghanistan.

In these tragic circumstances, France offers its condolences to the victims’ loved ones and assures the Afghan people and authorities of its solidarity.