1 dead, 25 wounded in traffic accident
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A man was killed and 25 others were wounded in a traffic accident in the Khashrod district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Tuesday.
Mohammad Hashim Noorzai, the district’s administrative head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident took place at 10am when a passenger bus veered off the road and flipped over.
The accident happened on the Zaranj-Delaram highway in Halili area. He added police reached the site and evacuated the injured to the main provincial hospital.
Five of them are said to be in critical condition. The provincial traffic chief confirmed the incident and said the victims were men. The bus driver fled and a search for him is underway.
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