Accidents & Disasters
3 Afghan soldiers killed in Logar accidentBy Maqsud Azizi Sep 14, 2011 - 18:31
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and two others injured when their vehicle overturned in central Logar province on Wednesday, officials said on Wednesday.
The incident happened near the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Department in Pul-i-Alam at about 1pm, traffic official Capt. Sardar Mohammad told Pajhwok Afghan News. He blamed the accident on rash driving.
The injured soldiers were shifted to an ISAF health facility. Col. Mohammad Jan Abid, a crime branch official, said the ANA pick-up driver was trying to overtake other vehicles.