50 people are reported dead and another 146 believed to be under the snow due to avalanche emergency in Dispay, Shaki District, Badakhshan province, which took place on 4 March 2012.
Reuters AlertNet 2012/03/06
At least 37 people died and hundreds were still trapped in northern Afghanistan on 6 March 2012 when a snow avalanche covered an entire village near the northern border with Tajikistan, local officials said.
Before 6 March, freezing cold and avalanches had claimed the lives of 60 people in Badakhshan province this winter, officials said
Cumulatively 43 people have died and 65 injured as a result of avalanche and extreme cold temperatures.
Provincial Disaster Management Committee reported that 28 are reported killed and 36 injured as a result of the avalanches in the vicinity of ten districts north of Fayzabad.