15 KILLED, 25 INJURED IN SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN ROAD CRASH

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At least 15 people were killed and 25 others injured after a long-distance bus collided with a truck in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, said an official.

China's Xinhua News Agency reported the accident occurred roughly at 6 am local time when a head-on passenger bus collided with a running cargo truck along Kabul-Herat roadway in Hawz-e-Madad area of Zhari district.

"Those among the killed were three women and three children, and three women and a child were among the injured," said provincial governor spokesman Aziz Ahmad Azizi.

The injured were shifted to a main hospital in provincial capital of Kandahar city, east of Zhari.

Road mishaps are frequent in the mountainous country and occur mostly due to poor road condition and reckless driving.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK