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Women among 9 dead in Balkh accident

Women among 9 dead in Balkh accident

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Apr 02, 2011 - 19:55

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PANinfo-icon): At least nine people, including two womeninfo-icon, were killed and nearly a dozen others wounded when a passenger bus overturned on a highway in northern Balkh province on Saturday, officials said.

The incident happened in the Pul Barq area of Kushandai district in the afternoon, police spokesman, Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He linked the accident to reckless driving and speed, saying the dead included two women and seven men, with another 11 people sustaining injuries.

The injured were rushed to the district civil hospital, where doctors said they were in a stable condition.

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