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2 die, 27 injured as passenger bus veers off Salang road

2 die, 27 injured as passenger bus veers off Salang road

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Feb 10, 2016 - 11:49

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and 27 others wounded on Wednesday when a passenger bus veered off the road and turned turtle in the southern part of Sanlang Pass, officials said.

The mishap took place in the Khaki Pul area of southern Part of Salang at around 10am, district police chief Col. Mohammad Zia Hashimi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A child and a woman were killed and 27 others wounded, who were shifted to a healthinfo-icon clinic in Gahwari Sang area, he said. Some of the injured in critical condition were shifted to Charikar Civil Hospital.

The bus might have veered off the road due to a heavy snowstorm in the area, believed the commander of Salang Passinfo-icon maintenance, Gen. Rajab.

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