18 killed in Kabul, Laghman and Herat road accidents

By Times Headline Writer

At least 18 people were killed in separate road accidents on Kabul-Jalalabad highway and western Herat province of Afghanistan, local officials said Sunday.

Local officials in Laghman province said at least 4 people lost their lives in a head collision between a car a police vehicle in Kakas area.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Sarhadi Zwak said at least 4 people including a policeman were also among those wounded in the incident.

The second took place in Shakar Dara area of Kabul after a car collided with a truck, leaving at least 5 people dead and 2 others wounded, a source in the district said.

The source further added that the car was on its way to Kabul from the northern part of the country when it collided with the truck.


With inputs from news agencies