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Collision claims six lives

Collision claims six lives

Oct 06, 2011 - 17:42

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): Six passengers were killed and five others wounded when a passenger vehicle collided with a truck on the Kabulinfo-icon-Jalalabad highway in central Kabul province on Thursday, an official said.

The accident occurred when a Toyota Coaster crashed into a truck in Sarobi district, Laghman-Sarobi highway commander Col. Shakur Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Police had been dispatched to the area to take the wounded to hospital, he added, explaining the casualties also included two womeninfo-icon.

The dead bodies were handed over to relatives and the injured taken to Kabul, the Sarobi district chief, Hazrat Mohammad Haqbin, said.

Nearly a hundred passengers have suffered casualties in traffic incidents on the highway over the past month.



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