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2 dead, nearly 300 injured in Herat incidents during Eid

2 dead, nearly 300 injured in Herat incidents during Eid

Jun 18, 2018 - 17:30

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two persons have been killed and nearly 300 others injured in different incidents of violence, including accidents, officials said on Monday.

Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, the Zonal Hospital spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News these people had been killed and injured as a result of accidents, stabbing, gun shot and torture during the past three days of Eid-ul-Fitr.

He said 222 injured as a result of accidents, 49 beaten up, 18 in stabbing and six in gun shots incidents and brought to the hospital for treatment.

Two persons who suffered wounds as a result of stabbing in street fight had been killed, he added.

Most of the youth got injured in accidents which resulted by speedy driving.

Navid Ahmad, one of the youth who suffered injuries, said: “I suffered injuries in my head and hand after my motorcycle collided with a car. Two of my friends had shifted me to the hospital,” he added.


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