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3 killed in Parwan avalanche

3 killed in Parwan avalanche

Feb 03, 2013 - 21:58

CHARIKAR (PAN): A snow avalanche killed three people and injured a fourth in the Sheikh Ali district of central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.

The incident took place in Dara-i-Potian area. The victims were returning from a wedding when buried in heavy snow, the district chief, Noor Aga Sami, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The dead included two women and a man. A third woman was injured in the incident confirmed by the governor's spokesman, Roshna Khali, who promised assistance to the bereaved families.