Pajhwok Afghan News

2 girls killed in Nangarhar roof collapse

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two minor girls were killed in a roof collapse incident in Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Tuesday.

Local people and officials say the incident caused by a powerful windstormon Monday night.

Amrullah, a resident of Pachiragam district, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the roof of a house collapsed in Lolokhel village of the district.

He said that two minor daughters of the house owner named Abdul Qayum were killed in the incident.

This family was already suffering from poverty and now they faced with another tragedy, he said.

Amrullah said that the government and charity organizations should assist the family.

Nangarhar information and culture department confirmed the incident and said that the local administration was trying to provide aid to the affected family.

Two weeks back, six people were killed and injured in a similar incident in Chaprhar district of Nangarhar.


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