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6 of a family among 7 killed in Jawzjan accident

6 of a family among 7 killed in Jawzjan accident

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Feb 04, 2019 - 20:21

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Six members of a family and a seventh person died in a traffic accident on the Shiberghan-Mazar-i-Shrif highway in northern Jawzjan province on Monday morning, an official said.

Faridon Aniq, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a corolla model car crashed into an oil tanker in Chaghchi locality of Shiberghan at around 9:00am this morning.

He said the victims included three womeninfo-icon, two children and as many men. A child injured in the accident was said to be in critical condition. He said an investigation team of traffic officials had been dispatched to the scene.

Mohammad Sarwar Khoshiwal, provincial traffic department director, also confirmed the accident and blamed on not following traffic signals on the highway.

Meanwhile, Civil Healthinfo-icon Hospital Director Dr. Hafizullah Jamshidi told Pajhwok that seven dead bodies, including women and children, had been delivered to the hospital from the scene.

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