Pregnant woman falls in a deep well

KANDAHAR (SW) – Local sources in Kandahar told Salam Watandar that a pregnant woman fell into a 60-meter-deep well here. 

According to sources, the incident took place around 9 pm last night in Khakriz district of Kandahar province.

Sources say health workers and rescue team have arrived at the scene and efforts are underway to evacuate the woman. No information is available on his health condition so far.

Officials in Kandahar province also confirmed the incident, saying that officials from the relevant departments had been sent to the scene to rescue the woman.

Officials added that full details will be shared later.

A number of children have already drowned in similar incidents in several provinces and in some cases a number of them died.