Nine People Die In Tajikistan Traffic Accident

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DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, Jan 30 (NNN XINHUA) � Nine people, including five children, died in a traffic accident, in the Darvaz region of the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan.

According to local media, the tragedy occurred on Tuesday evening, on the Dushanbe Khorog highway, when a vehicle overturned into the Panj River, after it lost control.

All nine people in the vehicle, including a man, three women and five children, who were relatives, were killed. Their bodies were recovered from the river.

This is not the first deadly traffic accident on the Dushanbe Khorog highway. In Aug, 2010, eight passengers were killed in a car accident, at the Khoburobot Pass. In Jun, 2016, a de mining car from a Swiss foundation overturned into the Panj River, killing five of the seven employees in the car. NNN XINHUA

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK