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Two dozen people dead after van falls into Afghan ravine


KABUL (Reuters) – Twenty four people, including 12 women and 8 children, died on Wednesday when the van they were travelling in fell into a ravine in northern Afghanistan, police said.

“Due to the neglect of the driver, the vehicle deviated from the road and fell into a ravine. Twenty four people are dead,” said Den Mohammed Nazari, a police spokesman in Sar e Pol province,

No further details were available about the cause of the accident.

(Reporting Mohammad Yunus Yawar in Kabul; writing by Ariba Shahid in Karachi)

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