Multiple days of heavy snowfall triggered a series of deadly avalanches in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. At this point, there are varying reports on how many avalanche fatalities there are in the region.
At least 50 were killed in Hafsi Village in the Barg-e-Matal district in the Nuristan province of Eastern Afghanistan. Many more remain missing. Another village in the area was also struck by an avalanche.
Few details are available about this avalanche.