8 passengers dead in traffic mishap
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight persons were killed in traffic accident on Kabul-Herat Highway close to Washer district in southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.
The district chief Ayub Omar said the accident occurred at around 11: 00 am between two passengers vehicles.
Those died in the mishap were the residents of Sangin district who were on their way to attend a funeral ceremony in Dilaram district.
The driver of one of the vehicles had been detained. He said the dead bodies were shifted to their native town.
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