Tolo News: At least seven people were killed in a road accident on Wednesday on the Kandahar-Herat Highway in the country’s south-west, local officials confirmed. The accident happened in Maiwand district when a passenger bus and car collided, the provincial governor’s spokesman Qudratullah Khoshbakht said. Click here to read more (external link).
MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan, March 20 (Xinhua) — Nine persons were killed and two others injured after a mini-bus collided with an oil tanker in northern Afghanistan’s Balkh province on Monday, said police spokesman in the province Shir Jan Durani. The deadly accident took place in Hairatan locality in the afternoon and those killed in the accident
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty December 18, 2016 Reports from Afghanistan say at least 14 Afghans have been killed after a civilian bus hit a truck on the main highway in western Afghanistan. Officials said the bus was on its way from the western city of Herat toward the capital, Kabul, when the accident took place
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — Five commuters perished and 15 others sustained injuries in a traffic collision in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, a local official said. The crash involved a car colliding with a bus coming from opposite direction in the northern Baghlan province with Pul-e-Khumri as its capital 160 km north of Kabul,
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 4, 2016 At least 35 people have died after a passenger bus collided with a fuel tanker and burst into flames in southern Afghanistan. Afghan officials said on September 4 that the road accident occurred in the province of Zabul as the bus was on its way from Kandahar to
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, July 30 (Xinhua) — A total of 11 people lost their lives as the mini-bus they were travelling in plunged into a river in northern Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province on Saturday, a local official said. “Twelve people were travelling in a mini-bus in Baharak district of Badakhshan province early today when it suddenly plunged
Tolo News: Based on the findings of Mohammad Sabir Ansan Dost, an Afghan researcher, violation of road rules, engine problems and reckless driving has resulted in over 48,000 traffic accidents in the past ten years. In a book “The challenges of the Ministry of Interior and the solution strategy” Mohammad Sabir Ansan Dost detailed ten years
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 8, 2016 Officials say 73 people were killed when two passenger buses and a fuel tanker collided on a major highway in eastern Afghanistan. The collision happened in the morning on May 8 in Muqur district of Ghazni Province, on the main highway linking the capital, Kabul, to the southern
Khaama Press: The incident took place in the outskirts of Herat city after at least three vehicles collided head on as they were travelling towards a recreational area. The officials said the victims were residents of Badghis province who were on their way Robat Sangi district from Kamar Kalagh area. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Eleven Afghan migrants died recently in a traffic accident in Karman province of Iran and three others were wounded – but one victim’s brother told of how they had been on their way to Europe in search of a better life. Aimal, whose brother Romal died in the accident said all his brother wanted