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Dead bodies of 5 Afghans brought in from Iran

Dead bodies of 5 Afghans brought in from Iran

Aug 15, 2015 - 16:22

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The dead bodies of five Afghan refugees who had lost their lives in a traffic accident in Iran, had been shifted to Nimroz province, residents said on Saturday.

Mohammad Dawood, a resident of Zaranj, said his cousin was among the victims. He said his cousin had gone to Iran through Pakistaninfo-icon with 12 other men. The accident took place when the Iranian patrol fired on their car in Sarawan city and the car they were travelling in crashed.

He said six people died in the accident and the rest were injured. The dead bodies had been kept in Sarawan hospital before being shifted to Nimroz province.

Mohammad Dawood said his cousin like many other youth had gone to Iran for job. He said had the government provided opportunities for the people inside the country nobody wanted to go to neighboring countries.

His cousin Mohammad was married and is survived by two kids.

A border police official said the bodies belonged to people from Baghlan, Paktia, Logar and Parwan provinces. He said the men had gone to Iran via Pakistan illegally.

Dr. Saifuddin, a doctor at Zaranj hospital, said five bodies have been handed over to their families and one still remained in the hospital.









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