1 killed, 9 injured in Nimroz traffic accident

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A person was killed and nine others injured in a traffic accident in southern Nimroz province, officials said Saturday.

Mohammad Ibrahim Amini, Nimroz police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a 303 model passenger bus crashed with a truck on Zaranj-Delaram highway in Antan area of the province on Friday afternoon.

He said that one person was killed and nine others injured as result of the accident.

All the victims of the accident belonged to the truck while no one in the passenger bus sustained any damages, he said. The injured were taken to Zaranj Civil Hospital for treatment.

The healthinfo-icon condition of the injured is stable, he said.

Amini said that high speed of the two vehicles was the cause of the crash.

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