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Bamyan snow avalanche claims 3 lives

Bamyan snow avalanche claims 3 lives

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Feb 24, 2012 - 16:52

BAMYAN CITY (PANinfo-icon): Three people have been killed by a snow avalanche in the Waras district of central Bamyan province, an official said on Friday.

The incident happened late on Thursday when nine people, including four womeninfo-icon, were returning to the provincial capital from a condolence ceremony in the Qumyari village.

Ibrahim Mubalegh, the district healthinfo-icon council chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that five of the people were buried under the snow avalanche.

Residents rescued the individuals, but three of them succumbed to their injuries on Thursday night, according to Mubalegh, who said the two others were in stable condition.

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