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35 injured as passenger bus flips over in Kandahar

35 injured as passenger bus flips over in Kandahar

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:02

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 35 passengers have been injured in an accident on the Kandahar-Herat highway in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Saturday.

The incident took place on Friday when a passenger bus veered off the road in the Zherai district of Kandahar, the traffic branch chief, Col. Mohammadullah Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Thirty-five passengers, including womeninfo-icon and children, sustained injuries in the incident. The injured were reshed to nearby hospitals, he said.

Police are interrogating the officials of the Siddiqui Transport Company, owning the bus,  regarding the accident. The bus driver fled the the area.

However, a doctor on duty in Mirwais Hospital said 40 injured people had been evacuated to the hospital. Some of them were discharged from hospital after treatment.



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