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4 killed, 7 injured in Kandahar traffic accident

4 killed, 7 injured in Kandahar traffic accident

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Oct 12, 2011 - 14:46

KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon): Four people, including two womeninfo-icon and a child, were killed when two cars travelling in a wedding procession flipped over in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Wednesday.

Another seven people were in the accident that took place near the Kandahar airport on Wednesday.  The wedding procession was heading toward Spinboldak district from Kandahar city, Col. Mohammadullah Khan, the traffic department chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The dead included two women, a child and an elderly man. Two women and as many children were among the injured, he said.

The injured were evacuated to Mirwais Civil Hospital. Some of the injured were in a critical condition, a doctor, who wanted to be unnamed, said.

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