wounded40 people have sustained injuries in a traffic accident in Zheria District of southern Kandahar province.

Officials say a ‘303’ model passenger bus left the road and flipped over when the driver tried to avoid a crash with a motorcycle coming from the opposite side in ‘Toor Jan Pump’ area on Friday afternoon.

The bus had 56 passengers and 40 of them sustained injuries. They include men, women and children.

Soon after the incident army reached to the accident site and shifted the victims to Mirwais Hospital.

Doctors said some of the victims are in critical condition.