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17 Gold Miners killed, 7 Injured in Bus Crash in Northeast Afghanistan

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Fidel Rahmati
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Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

According to authorities on Wednesday, at least 17 gold miners were killed, and seven others were injured in an accident in Takhar province.

The Bus overturned in Takhar province’s Chah Ab district when the bus carried them to a gold mine in the Anjir area.

According to Mullah Zamanuddin, the Chah Ab district governor, the dead and wounded were gold mine workers. The accident occurred between the Chah Ab centre and the mines in the Anjir area when the bus diverted the road and overturned.

The injured people were transferred to the nearby hospital for medical treatment, and the condition of the injured is reported to be serious.

According to the World Health Organization’s 2020 Road Traffic Accident report, Afghanistan reached 6,033 or 2.6% of total deaths. It ranked 76 in terms of accident fatalities in the world.

Hundreds of people die on Afghanistan’s roads yearly due to underdeveloped highways, irresponsible driving, and poorly maintained vehicles.

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