Security officials of the eastern Nangarhar province said that a car accident in the provincial province- Jalalabad City has claimed the lives of eight people and injured two more.
The officials added that the accident happened on the ring road of the city on Monday afternoon, March 21, 2022.
They added that the deadly accident took place after an auto collided with a mini truck in Police District six of Jalalabad city.
Head of the Traffic management of the Jalalabad city Jawad Shirzad said four women, three men, and a child were among those who lost their lives adding a man and a woman were other passengers who have been hurt.
Those injured have been dispatched to the city’s hospital.
Substandard roads, lack of drivers’ caution, and not obeying traffic rules are reasons behind deadly accidents across Afghanistan that claim the lives of tens of people every year.