DUSHANBE, July 27, 2009, Asia-Plus  -- 18 people reportedly died in different accidents in the country last weekends.

According to the Ministry of Interior (MoI), nine persons, including seven minors, drowned over the report period.

Three other persons were killed in traffic accidents and three persons were killed by an electric current, the source at a MoI said.

Besides, three suicide cases were reported in the northern Sughd province over the report period, according to the source.