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Teen boy drowns while swimming in Helmand river

Teen boy drowns while swimming in Helmand river

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15 May 2024 - 16:45
Teen boy drowns while swimming in Helmand river
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15 May 2024 - 16:45

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A 15-year-old boy drowned in a river while swimming in Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.

Mawlavi Mohammad Qasim Riyadh, the governor’s spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News the teenager, a resident of Lordizor village, drowned in the river while swimming in Chahardi area on Tuesday.

He said security forces pulled him from the water and shifted him to hospital where he died. His body has been handed over to his family.

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