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Father, son die in Balkh roof cave-in

Accidents & Disasters

د آرشيف عکس

Father, son die in Balkh roof cave-in

Feb 12, 2012 - 15:56

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Two members of a family died and seven others sustained injuries when the roof of their house collapsed in northern Balkh province, officials said on Sunday.

The roof cave-in took place late on Saturday night in the Badam Bagha area on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, Haji Nadir, a tribal elder, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the dead included a father and one of his sons. Three women and four children were among the injured, the official added.

Mohammadullah, a doctor on duty in the Mazar-i-Sharif Civil Hospital, confirmed receiving seven injured people. He said their condition was stable.


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