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1 dead, 20 hurt in Nimroz traffic accident

1 dead, 20 hurt in Nimroz traffic accident

Oct 09, 2016 - 12:24

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 20 others were wounded on Sundaywhen a passenger bus overturned on the Zaranj-Dilaram highway in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.

Capt. Mohammad Zarin, provincial traffic director, told Pajhwok Afghan New the accident took place in the Heli locality of Khashrod district. Womeninfo-icon and children are among the casualties.

Mohammad Hashim Noorzai, the town’s administrative chief, confirmed the accident and said the vehicle belonged to the Maiwand Wardak Transport Company, traveling to Kabulinfo-icon from Nimroz.

He listed overloading of vehicle with commodities and rash driving as reasons behind the mishap. Police evacuated the injured people to hospital.




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