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5 killed, 25 injured in Herat bus crash

5 killed, 25 injured in Herat bus crash

Jul 19, 2015 - 17:40

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): At least five people were killed and another 25 wounded on Sunday when a passenger bus overturned in the Keshk Kohna district of western Herat province, an official said.

The early morning crash occurred in the district’s Khwja Chkab area, the governor’s spokesman, Ihsanullah Hayat, told Pajhwok Afghan News. He said the victims were travelling to meet their relatives to great them on the occasion of Eidul Fitr.

Mohammad Raique Sherzai, a spokesman for the provincial civil hospital in Herat City, the provincial capital, said no one from the victims had been brought to the hospital. He said the injured might be shifted to nearby healthinfo-icon clinics.

The injured reportedly included womeninfo-icon and children.



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