1 dead, 4 hurt in Laghman traffic mishap
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Five members of a family were killed and wounded in an accident on Kabul-Jalalabad High way in eastern Laghman province on Monday, an official said.
Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the accident took place in Aziz Khan Kach locality when a corolla vehicle crashed with a culvert wall at around 9:00 am.
The driver was killed, three children and a woman were wounded. All of the causalities were one family member who originally hailed from Baghlan province, he said.
According to Zwak the injured were initially shifted to the local hospital and later delivered to the Jalalabad for better treatment.
Separately, a notorious commander of Taliban has been killed during the Afghan Local police (ALP) attack in Alishang district, the spokesman said.
He said Commander Saleem was earlier member of the ALP and surrendered to the Taliban with a check-post in Badpakh district.
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