Ariana: Officials at Herat Regional Hospital say around 260 people have been injured as a result of traffic incidents in this province over the last five days. Reckless driving, overspeeding, decline to follow traffic rules are said to be the main reasons for road accidents. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: It appears that the Taliban issued this warning in response to a rise in traffic incidents in Ghazni. However, some healthcare workers view this action by the Taliban as a violation of public health regulations. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The general directorate of police traffic said that since the beginning of 1402 (solar year), nearly 400 people have died and over 900 others have been injured in more than six hundred traffic incidents throughout the country. According to the figures of the directorate, 13 children and 57 women died in these events.
Ariana: At least 24 people died in a traffic accident on Wednesday in Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, local officials said. Din Mohammad Nazari, the spokesman of the Sar-e-Pul Province Police Command, said eight children, 12 women and four men died in the accident. Nazari said the accident was the result of careless driving. Click here
Ariana: Kandahar officials say more than 290 people were injured in traffic accidents over Eid ul-Fitr in the province. According to officials, 135 traffic accidents occurred over the three-day Eid holidays. A number of injured people blamed the accidents on reckless drivers. Click here to read more (external link). Related Traffic Incident on Kabul-Kandahar Highway
Khaama: At least 220 people were injured due to road accidents during the three days of Eid-ul-FItr in western Herat Province, the official said. Over Eid, there were twice as many injuries in road accidents as usual. Motorcycle accidents were the leading cause of injury. According to the officials, the reason for accidents could be
Ariana: At least 17 people died and seven others were injured on Wednesday when a bus carrying gold mine workers, overturned in Chah Ab district of Takhar province. Mullah Zamanuddin, Chah Ab district governor, says that the dead and wounded were gold mine workers. Click here to read more (external link).
Xinhua: Three commuters including two school students were killed and four others wounded in two separate road accidents in the northern Faryab and Baghlan provinces on Friday, officials said Saturday. Over two dozen travelers have been confirmed dead and injured due to road crashes on congested roads in war-ravaged Afghanistan over the past several weeks.
Khaama: Nearly 30 people have reportedly been injured, according to the Taliban health officials in Zabul province in southern Afghanistan, as a result of a traffic accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway. The disastrous traffic accident happened as a consequence of a collision of a Mazda car that was related to a wedding ceremony with a
Ariana: Herat provincial officials said Sunday that 11 Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) members were killed in a traffic accident on the Herat-lslam Qala highway. Mahmood Shah Rasouli, spokesman for Herat police said that an IEA Ranger vehicle collided with a another vehicle. Click here to read more (external link).