Deadly traffic incident leaves 22 dead or injured in Herat
By Ghanizada - Thu Mar 06 2014, 11:04 am
Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, a spokesman for the provincial police department, confirming the report, said the incident took place late Wednesday in Shindand district.
Mr. Ahmadi confirmed at least five people died and 17 others were injured following the incident.
He said the incident took place in Dorahi area of Shindand district after a passenger bus collided with a van.
According to Ahmadi, a number of the injured passengers are critical health condition and they are currently being treated in Adraskan and Herat provincial hospitals.
Local officials blame drivers for reckless driving on main highways of Afghanistan which leads to deadly traffic accidents.