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Girl dead, 8 hurt in collision on Kabul-Jalalabad highway

Girl dead, 8 hurt in collision on Kabul-Jalalabad highway

Mar 23, 2016 - 13:26

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An eight-year-old girl was killed and eight others were wounded in a traffic accident in Qarghayee district of eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, an official said.

Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Kakach locality on the Kabulinfo-icon-Jalalabad highway at 8:00am when one car crashed into another.

He said three womeninfo-icon and five men, wounded in the collision, were evacuated to a nearby clinic for medical treatment. Some of injured were discharged after being administered first medical aid.

Khalid Muslim, a resident of locality, confirmed the traffic accident. He said the injured were shifted to the clinic where they were provided medical treatment.


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