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Roof-collapse claims 2 lives in Nangarhar

Roof-collapse claims 2 lives in Nangarhar

Feb 16, 2017 - 15:00

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed and three others injured in a roof-collapse incident in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Thursday.

Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News that two women were killed and three others including a child and a woman were injured in the overnight roof-collapse in Pirakhel area of the district.

He said that too antiquity of the house resulted into the collapse of its roof. The injured said to be in stable health condition.

A resident of the area, Haji Awaldad said that the house was very old and was damaged by recent rainfall.

“When we informed about the incident I and our villagers together went to the area and excavated the dead and injured trapped in debris,” he said.

Recent snow and rainfall have caused both financial and human losses across the country.