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Newly-wed Paktika couple dies of gas suffocation

Newly-wed Paktika couple dies of gas suffocation

Jan 16, 2019 - 23:06

SHARANA (Pajhwok): A newly-wed couple died of gas suffocation inside the bride’s home in the Yousafkhel district of southeastern Paktika province, the family said on Wednesday.

The incident happened on Tuesday night, a relative of the family, Akbar Shah, told Pajhwok Afghan News. He said the couple, who recently tied the knot, had arrived at the bride’s home after the marriage.

Mohammad Yasin, a resident of Mashkhelo village where the couple died, said the bride was 18 years old and the groom 19.

Local officials have so far said nothing about the incident that comes two months after a child and two womeninfo-icon were killed in a similar incident in the province.



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