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5 children dead in Paktia roof collapse

5 children dead in Paktia roof collapse

Apr 20, 2012 - 17:13

GARDEZ (PANinfo-icon): Five children were killed and their parents injured when the roof of their house caved in overnight following heavy rains in the Chamkani district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Friday.

Residents took the injured father and mother to a nearby clinic, the governor spokesman Roohullah Samoon told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Ashiqullah, a resident said, the dead children included four girls and a boy. They were five to 16 years old, he said, adding their parents were said to be in stable condition.


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