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Children among 6 of a family killed in Kunar roof cave-in

Children among 6 of a family killed in Kunar roof cave-in

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Apr 18, 2020 - 11:31

 

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six members of a family died when the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rains in eastern of Kunar province, an official said on Saturday.

Abdul Ghani Mosamim, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the dead included four children and their parents. The deaths occurred in Khas Kunar district late on Friday night.

Mosamim said three people were injured when another house collapsed in Asadabad, the provincial capital.

Abdul Waris, head of the disaster management department, said some houses had been destroyed and 50 others damaged across the province due to rains.

Hospital sources confirmed receiving two injured people, who are said to be in stable condition.

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