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3 of a family killed in Herat gas cylinder explosion

3 of a family killed in Herat gas cylinder explosion

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Jun 08, 2016 - 17:53

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Three members of a family were killed in a gas cylinder explosion in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.

JilaniFarhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the gas cylinder exploded in a house in the Ishaqabad village of Injil district on Tuesday evening.

He said a 30 years old woman, a girl and a boy aged between five and seven were killed in the incident.

AbdurRahman Jami, a doctor in the emergency department of Herat Zonal Hospital, confirmed receiving the burnt bodies of a woman and two children.

Meanwhile, police spokesman, AbdurRoufAhmadi, said the blast took place as result of carelessness of the family.

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