KHUJAND, June 13, Asia-Plus - One person has been killed in an accident at the Anzob tunnel in northern Tajikistan .

The Sughd police department source told Asia-Plus that the accident took place Saturday [June 10] at 10:30 p.m.   According to the source, the accident happened while trimming works were being carried out in the tunnel.  A 26-year-old resident of the village of Takfon in the Ayni district, Rafael Kenjayev, was killed as a huge stone fell from the upper part of the tunnel and pressed down him. 

The Ayni prosecutor’s office has instituted criminal proceedings to investigate the accident.