2 killed in car accident
MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Two people were killed and three others are still missing when a car fell into a river in the central province of Kapisa, officials said on Tuesday.
The accident happened on Monday in Sulang hill area when a family was returning to their home after celebrating Nawroz in Najrab district, admistrative head of crime branch, Maj. Shirin Aqa Hanif, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Two people were killed and three others, including two women, are missing, he said.
One person was fished out of the river by locals and had been taken to hospital, where he was in a stable condition, he said.
The family of six lived in Mullah Dadkhel village on the outskirts of Mahmud Raqi, the provincial capital, he said.
"I saw a huge splash in the river from a distance. When I came close, I saw the car had fallen into the water," a resident of the area, Khan Aqa, said.
He and his friend went into the river and pulled out a man and two dead bodies, he said.
The car driver was rescued and taken to hospital, he said.
Two people were killed and three others injured two months ago when a car fell into the river because of the bad state of the bridge in Shukhi area of Mahmud Raqi.
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