December 22, 2014

NATO vehicle accident injure 10 in northern Afghanistan

By Mirwais Adeel - Mon Jan 28 2013, 2:39 pm

NATO vehicle accident AfghanistanAccording to local authorities in northern Samangan province of Afghanistan, at least 10 Afghan civilians were injured following a road traffic incident in this province.

The officials further added the incident took place after a civilian bus collided with the NATO troops vehicle in Rabatk highway.

Provincial security chief Musadiqullah Muzaffari confirming the report said the incident took place on Monday and accused NATO troops for reckless driving.

He said the vehicle of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force was also damaged following the incident however NATO troops did not suffer any casualty.

International Security Assistance Force yet to comment regarding the incident.

Samangan is located in northern central Afghanistan, delimited by Baghlan province in the east, Bamyan in the south, Sar-e-Pul in the south-west and Balkh province in the northwest.

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) established a Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in the province and troops however Afghan security forces are currently providing security for Samangan province.

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