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3 die, 13 wounded as passenger bus crashes in Herat

3 die, 13 wounded as passenger bus crashes in Herat

May 18, 2016 - 15:08

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Three persons died and 13 others, including womeninfo-icon and children, were wounded on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed in western Herat province, an official said.

Jelani Farhad , the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the bus flipped over in Kamar Kolagh area on the outskirts of Herat City, the provincial capital, after losing control.

Three women, four children and six men injured in the incident were evacuated to the Herat Zonal Hospital, where doctors descried their condition as stable.

Zonal Hospital spokesman Mohammad Rafeeq Sherzai told Pajhwok Afghan News they had been delivered one dead body and 13 wounded people.

Traffic officials were clueless what caused the bus to overturn, but eyewitness blamed it on speed and reckless driving


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