By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi December 18, 2022 An Afghan official says at least 19 people were killed when a truck carrying fuel exploded in a tunnel north of the capital, Kabul. Said Shamim, a spokesman for the Parwan provincial governor, said in a statement that the blast on December 17 injured at least 35 people and
8am: Salang Pass is one of the major highways of the country connecting Kabul to the Northern provinces and usually being blocked during the winter due to harsh weather. Accidents that usually result in causalities are being reported from time to time on this highway, mostly during the winter season. Click here to read more
Talibs have massed forces near the entrance of Panjshir a day after they got trapped in ambush zones of neighboring Andarab valley & hardly went out in one piece. Meanwhile Salang highway is closed by the forces of the Resistance. "There are terrains to be avoided". See you. — Amrullah Saleh (@AmrullahSaleh2) August 22, 2021
Tolo News: The Japanese embassy in Kabul on Monday said its government has decided to provide $1.5 million USD to help upgrade the Salang Corridor – Afghanistan’s main north- south road transport route. At present, the Salang Corridor is the only route that allows the year round north-south passages of good and people across the Hindu Kush
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).