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Traffic Accident Kills 1, Injures 5 in Afghanistan’s Bamyan

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Fidel Rahmati
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At least one person was killed and five others were injured after a minibus overturned in the central province of Bamyan on Tuesday, according to a provincial official.

According to the statement released on Wednesday, a minibus turned turtle on the Highway in the Shabar area, killing one person on the spot and injuring five others.

The statement also said that all the injured, including women and children, were taken to the provincial hospital for medical treatment.

A similar incident occurred on the Kabul-Bamyan highway, injuring six people, according to provincial officials in central Bamyan province.

The incident occurred on Tuesday near the Fatemisti village near the provincial capital of Bamyan, and all the injured people were transferred by traffic personnel to Bamyan provincial hospital for treatment.

The incident occurred when two Toyota Corolla vehicles collided on the Bamyan highway, a provincial official said.

Traffic officials previously told the media that over the Eid holidays, there were more than 100 vehicle accidents nationwide, resulting in at least 132 injuries and 66 fatalities.

On Tuesday, another incident occurred in the eastern Laghman province in which five people were injured.

According to officials, the major factors for the traffic accident in the country were a lack of safety measures, reckless driving, dilapidated roads, and not following the traffic rules.

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