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Coal gas kills 3 boys at Helmand mosque

Coal gas kills 3 boys at Helmand mosque

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Jan 01, 2014 - 15:23

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): Coal gas has killed three people and wounded a fourth at a mosqueinfo-icon in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.

Aged 12-16, the victims were seminary students, who burnt coal to warm their room, the governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the boys had forgotten pouring water on the coal before going to sleep. The injured student is reportedly in a coma.

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