In road accident in Tajikistan killed ten people

© AP Photo / Alexander ZemlianichenkoВид in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Archival photoIn road accident in Tajikistan killed ten people© AP Photo / Alexander Zemlianichenko

Ten people, including four children, were killed in a traffic accident in the South-East of Tajikistan, told RIA Novosti the duty of the Committee of emergency situations.

«On the track Roshtkala-Khorog, connecting the district with the regional center of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous region, on Monday morning killed ten passengers in the van Starex brand,» said the Committee.

According to the officers on duty, in the van were 13 people, including four children.

«According to preliminary version, the driver lost control and the minibus fell into a river of Shahdara», — reported in the duty.

The spokesman said that three passengers of the minivan was rescued by the staff of the regional headquarters of the Committee. «Now three of the rescued passengers received injuries of varying severity and hypothermia, are in hospital of the city of Khorog,» added the duty.