Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

3 border police die, 5 injured in Faryab accident

Security & Crime

آرشيف

3 border police die, 5 injured in Faryab accident

By
On
Jul 13, 2016 - 20:58

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three border policemen died in a traffic accident and five others were wounded in northern Faryab province on Wednesday, an official said.

The border police were travelling in an armoured vehicle that skidded off the road and overturned on the Qaramqol highway, the highway’s police unit chief, Safar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the incident took place in Majbor Hotel area of Qaramqol district. He said the victims belonged to the border police second battalion. They were heading to Maimana, the provincial capital, from the capital of northern Balkh province, Mazar-i-Sharif.

Safar said two of the five injured policemen were in a critical condition.

A police official said the accident resulted from high speed and inexperience driving.  The official said some security personnel had no experience to drive, but still they were allowed to drive vehicles.

The accident came about a week after two policemen were killed after their armoured vehicle overturned in Dawlatabad district. Seven others, including an officer Sakhi Mohammad Qati, were wounded in that accident.

ma

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update