The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

7 killed, 66 wounded in road crashes in some provinces

KABUL: At least 7 people have been killed and 66 others wounded in separate traffic accidents in some provinces of the country in the past few days, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said in a statement the other day. “At least 2 people have been killed and 18 others including women and children injured as a result of traffic accident in the northern Takhar province, where a passenger vehicle heading to provincial capital from Rustaq district flipped over in Gharshak Khwaja Khirat area due to recklessness of the driver,” the statement said. The wounded have been taken to the provincial hospital for treatment. Also, two individuals have been killed and 15 others wounded in a traffic accident in western province of Badghis, the statement added. The accidents took place while thousands of people collecting pistachios yields in the Maqur and Ab Kamari districts of the province. “Two bodies and 15 injured have been taken to the hospital from the accident site, which two injured were in critical condition and shifted to Herat for better treatment,” the statement quoted Dr. Ajmal Atif, an official of Badghis’s hospital as saying. Furthermore, three people have been killed and 22 others injured in traffic accidents in northern Sar-i-Pul, northwestern Faryab and central Daikundi provinces, the statement further added. One individual has been killed and 12 others injured when a passenger bus tipped off after skidding off the Road in the Shahristan district of Daikundi province. Elsewhere, two passengers have been killed and three others injured in two separate accidents in Faryab province. In Sar-i-Pul, four people, including two children and a woman, have been injured, where a passenger vehicle overturned after skidding of the road in the Balkhab district. According to the relevant officials, the traffic accidents have eye-catchingly been on the increase in the past days across the country, as hundreds of people have so far been killed and thousands of other wounded in different road crashed. S. Raqib

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.