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Accidents & Disasters
Samangan accident claim 2 livesBy Muhammad Barat Nov 24, 2011 - 16:46
AIBAK (PAN): Two people were killed and three others injured as a result of traffic accident in northern Samangan province on Thursday, an official said.
The accident happened in the Kotal Rabatak area on Wednesday night when a Suzuki van collided with a truck, traffic officer, Lt. Col. Mohammad Ibrahim, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Ibrahim said the injured were taken to provincial health facilities. He blamed the accident on existence of dust and rash driving.
Sarajudin Nazari, a doctor at Samangan Civil Hospital, confirmed receiving two bodies and three injured people. He said the two dead, who returned from Hajj, were residents of Takhar province.