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Three of a family drown in Salang River

Three of a family drown in Salang River

Jul 18, 2010 - 21:37

<!--break--><p>CHARIKAR (PAN): Three members of the same family from the Shakar Dara district of Kabul province drowned in the Salang River on Sunday, an official said.</p><p>Two sisters lost their lives in an effort to fish out their brother, who drowned while swimming in the river, said the Jabalus Siraj district chief, Agha Shireen Nadim.</p><p>Bodies of Ghulam Mustafa, 10, Benafsha, 12, and Shabnam, 20, were pulled out by locals and transferred to a nearby health facility, he said, adding the incident took place in the afternoon.</p><p>The victims' father, crying over the death of his three children, was unable to comment on the incident.</p><p>The incident occurred in the Takhma area of Salang, a rescuer, Khudadad told Pajhwok Afghan News.</p><p>frm/mud</p>