5 of family killed in truck-rickshaw collision
KANDAHARCITY (PAN): Five members of a family on a motorised rickshaw were killed when the three-wheeler crashed into a truck in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.
The accident on Friday evening on the Kandahar-Spin Boldak highway also left another four members of the same family injured, traffic department head, Mohammadullah Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The dead included two children and two women and the driver, who was also member of the family, Khan said, adding the driver's wife and three others were injured in the collision.
The injured were taken to a health facility of foreign forces in Kandahar airport, with some them in critical condition. Police had detained the truck driver, according to Khan.
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