SAMANGAN, Afghanistan – Samangan Governor’s spokesman Abdul Munir Azizi died in a traffic accident in Aybak city, Samangan province, Thursday night, local authorities confirmed.
Abdul Munir Rahimi, the provincial police spokesman, said the incident occurred at around 11 p.m. on Thursday night.
According to Rahimi, the spokesman was on his way to home from a wedding ceremony when his vehicle collided with a freight vehicle.
In the car, at least of his friends – who also is a government employee – was wounded during the incident.
Azizi has served as spokesman for the Samangan Governor for several years.