15 killed, 20 injured in road accidents
Five passengers were killed and 10 others injured on Thursday morning when a Torkham-bound container hit a van in Momand Dara district, said the deputy head of the traffic department.
According to a local TV reporter, the dead included a resident of Do Bella village, Abdur Rauf, his wife, mother and son.
In central Parwan province, two people were killed and three others injured in an accident on the Kabul-Mazar highway. The Qarabagh district chief, Khwaja Muhammad Hanif Siddiqui, said a car veered off the highway as a result of rash driving near the Naha Pula area.
Elsewhere, seven people, including a woman and a child, were killed in truck-van collision in the Nadir Shah Kot district on the Khost-Gardez highway.
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