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Farah gas cylinder blast leaves 2 dead

Farah gas cylinder blast leaves 2 dead

Dec 31, 2013 - 14:41

FARAH CITY (PANinfo-icon): Two people were killed and a third wounded in a gas cylinder explosion in the capital of western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.

The overnight blast happened in Pul Bagh area, killing Mohammad Sadiq and his guest, police spokesman Javed Ahmad Kargar told Pajhwok Afghan News. Both victims were young men.

Dr. Abdul Hakim Rassouli, the Farah Civil Hospital director, said a third man was under medical treatment but his condition was critical. The injured is being referred to a hospital in Herat province.

Fire brigade head Capt. Haji Ramazan said the victims were his department’s employees. The house was also damaged as a result of the blaze.



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