Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

12 including 5 girls drown in Kunar; 8 bodies fished out

12 including 5 girls drown in Kunar; 8 bodies fished out

By
On
Jul 03, 2016 - 12:48

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 12 people, including five girls, have drowned in in separate incidents in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Sunday.

Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News four girls bathing in a river drowned in Sawkai district. The victims included three sisters and one cousin.

Separately, eight people including a girldrowned as they tried to pull out firewood from the river, said Syedkehl added.

The individuals could not control themselves and were swept away by the overflowing river in the northern part of the province. Bodies of eight victims have been recovered so far.

nh/mud

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update