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3 dead in Badakhshan traffic accident

3 dead in Badakhshan traffic accident

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Apr 12, 2015 - 17:23

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and seven others wounded in a traffic accident in northeastern Badakhshan province on Sunday, an official said.

The mishap took place in the afternoon when a car skidded off the road and fell into Kokcha River on Khisham-Tishkan road, the governor’s spokesman said.

Naveed Ahmad Farotan said ten people were traveling in the car toward Tishkan from Khisham district. He said the driver lost control over the car and plunged into the river.

Security forces pulled out the dead and wounded where the injured were said to be in critical condition. Residents of locality said the passengers were members of a same family who were on their way to attend a wedding ceremony.

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