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Highway Accident in Faryab Kills Ten People

Highway Accident in Faryab Kills Ten

MAYMANA – Ten people were killed when two cars collided with each other in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province on Thursday, police said.
Five others were injured in the crash which happened around 8:30 a.m. on highway to Jowzjan in Quramqol district, Abdul Karim Yorish, a spokesperson for Faryab police, told news agencies.
Women and children were also among those killed. Those injured included two children.
The official blamed the drivers’ negligence for the collision.
He said that those injured were taken to hospital in Andkhoy district with two of them in critical condition.
Accidents on highways in Afghanistan are frequent because of lack of awareness of traffic rules and poor road and traffic conditions.
(Sahar News)

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