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
Khaama Press: 40 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. Click here
1TV: At least two people were killed while several others injured when a bus ran off road in the mountains of Salang in a province north of Kabul on Wednesday, officials said. The passenger bus faced the mishap in Pul-i-Khaki area of Parwan province. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: Spokesperson for the governor of Kandahar province said the incident took place in Turi Posti area of Maiwand District around 11:00 am this morning. Samim Khpalwak added that a ‘303’ model passenger bus collided with a ‘Flying Coach’ coming from the opposite side leaving three women and a man killed. Click here to read more
Khaama Press: Local officials say the students were returning home after taking part in the university entry test in Paroun, the province capital, late Friday afternoon. The students reportedly came from Nangaraj High School of Noorgaram District. The incident also left three other students wounded. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: The incident took place in Durahi Farah Road area of Farah province last night. Naimatullah Khalil who is an officer of the Afghan National Army (ANA) in the area said that a military vehicle collided with a civilian bus leaving eighteen people wounded. He further said that all of the victims are passengers of the bus