DUSHANBE, July 7, 2008, Asia-Plus  -- Two employees of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) – Tajik national Afzalsho Pulikshoyev and Afghan national Abdulbasir Nuzur – drowned on July 6 as the boat with humanitarian aid turned over in the Panj River, according to the Ministry of Interior (MoI).

The source at a MoI said that the accident had taken part in the area of Khumroghi, Vanj district in Gorno Badakhshan.  “An operation to seek bodies is under way,” the source said.