August 29, 2014

25 killed or injured following traffic incident in Ghazni

By Mirwais Adeel - Thu Feb 14 2013, 12:18 pm

traffic in Ghazni Kandahar highway, 25 killed or injuredAccording to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, at least 25 people were killed or injured following
a deadly traffic incident on Ghazni-Kandahar highway.

Provincial security chief Gen. Mohammad Hussain said the incident took place in Qarabagh district killing at least 16 people
and injuring 9 others.

He said the incident took place around 4 am local time on Thursday after a civilian bus struck with a truck.

The wounded individuals have been taken to hospital, Gen. Mohammad Hussain said adding that a number of the wounded individuals are in critical health condition.

Ghazni-Kandahar highway is one of the busiest highways of Afghanistan where majority of road accidents are taking place.

In the meantime Ghazni traffic department chief Abdullah Ahmadi said at last 18 people were killed and 23 others were injured following the incident.

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