Guzargahi Nur District

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Guzargahi Nur

گذرگاه نور
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Guzargahi Nur
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 36°13′48″N69°34′12″E / 36.23000°N 69.57000°E / 36.23000; 69.57000
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Province Baghlan Province

Guzargahi Nur or Gozargah-e-Noor is a district in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. [2] It was created in 2005 from part of Khost wa Firing District.

2014 Baghlan floods

In the afternoon of 06 June 2014 large flash floods devastated a number of villages in Guzargah-e-Nur district of Baghlan province, in North East Afghanistan. Reports from the Afghan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) say 81 people died due to flood, 35 people were injured, seven seriously who were sent to the provincial hospital for further treatment ... Hundreds of houses have damaged or destroyed in Yahya, Jeryan, Zeh Wali, Dahte Khasa, Mir Khel, Yahood, Dahnae Gharoo, Deh Qandee, Koree Naw, Jar Ab, Dashte Khakaye Payeen, Khasaye Payeen villages in Guzargahi Nur district according to the Baghlan Provincial Governor and the ANDMA director. Affected people have been taken in by the local community in surrounding villages. [3]

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  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  2. "Settled Population of Baghlan province by Civil Division , Urban, Rural and Sex-2012-13" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  3. UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (11 June 2014). "Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report No. 11 as of 1400h (local time) on 11 June 2014 - Afghanistan". ReliefWeb. Retrieved 11 June 2014.