At least 14 persons have died in snowfall and freezing weather in Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.

Ten people died due to snowfall in Jawzjan and the neighbouring Saripul province on Sunday, while four others died in Badakhshan since early Saturday, Xinhua news agency quoted the official as saying.

More than 150 people have lost their lives in snowfall and chilly, sub-zero temperatures in the war-ravaged Afghanistan in the past two weeks.