One Martyred, 4 Wounded In Avalanche In Badakhshan

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Sunday, January 22, 2012
Faizabad (BNA) A civilian was martyred and four others wounded in avalanche in Badakhshan province yesterday. 
Sanaullah Amiri head of disaster management Dept. of Badakhshan said to BNA, 15 graduated students of Shewa high School of Arghistan district who went to Sheghnan high school for passing university exam in returning, one of them were martyred and four injured in heavy avalanche along the way of Dasht-e-Shewa , Shghnan district. 
According to him, in this event a student was martyred and four injured and others were rescued with the cooperation of people of the area. 
It is said that the injured of this event rushed by a military copter to Aghakhan medical clinic in Sheghnan district.
From beginning of the winter, 100 civilians were martyred and injured in heavy avalanches in Badakhshan province. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

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