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10 killed, 5 wounded in Faryab collision

10 killed, 5 wounded in Faryab collision

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May 28, 2020 - 12:35

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 10 people were killed and five others wounded in a traffic accident in northern Faryab province on Thursday, an official said.

Sultan Mohammad Sangar, administrative chief for Andkhoi district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident took place in Qarmaqol town at around 8am.

He said two vehicles collided on the Dawlatabad-Andkhoi highway, causing the fatalities. Sangar said the district was under Talibaninfo-icon control.

The dead bodies were taken by elders to Dawlatabad and the injured were evacuated to the Andkhoi district hospital.

An eyewitness said two children, each six months old, were among the five people injured in the collision. They were evacuated to Maimana for medical treatment.

Dr. Abdul Hadi, an official at the hospital, said the children’s legs were broken but their overall condition was stable.

sa/mud

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