A passenger car reportedly overturned in the Badghis province of northwest Afghanistan, killing one person and wounding at least nine others.

The incident reportedly took place on Tuesday, the 19th of July, in the Khair Khana area of Qadis district in Badghis province.

A car of Corolla wagon type drove off the road and overturned, according to Sanaullah Sabit, the nursing head of the provincial hospital in Badghis.

The vehicle is said to have been en route to a wedding.

Sabit stated that nine people were wounded in this incident, including one man, five women, and three children, in addition to the one woman who tragically died.

The official told the media that the condition of the injured is good and that they are recovering from the wounds inflicted.

In a recent traffic event where a passenger car overturned in the Bala Murghab district of the same province killing four people and injuring another eight.

The main causes of the daily traffic fatalities in Afghanistan are drivers who disobey traffic laws, deteriorating roads, speeding, and the absence of traffic signals.

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  • Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).