8 Dead in Traffic Accident in Baghlan Province


Eight people died after a truck collided with a passenger bus in Puli Khumri city of Baghlan province, reported Taliban’s affiliated media organisation, Bakhtar News Agency.

According to the report, 11 people had also been injured in this incident. Puli Khumri hospital officials said that their health condition is serious.

Sources told Afghanistan International that one of the injured died, bringing the death toll to nine.

Most of the highways of Afghanistan, especially in northern and southern provinces, have witnessed deadly accidents.

Local sources say that damaged roads and lack of traffic signages are the main causes of traffic accidents.

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