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Collisions leave 3 dead, 7 hurt in Samangan

Collisions leave 3 dead, 7 hurt in Samangan

Jan 04, 2012 - 16:02

AIBAK (PAN): Three people were killed and seven others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents in northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.

The first accident occurred at around 2am when a truck crashed into another two trucks in the Rabatak Valley, the traffic department head said.

Lt. Col. Mohammad Ibrahim told Pajhwok Afghan News a man was killed and six others wounded in the crash.

In the same area, a civilian car collided with a truck at around 4am, killing two passengers, including a woman, and injuring a third, he said.

The injured was evacuated to the Balkh zonal hospital in a critical condition, the Samangan civil hospital head, Dr. Shafiullah, said.

According to the Samangan traffic department, 67 people have been killed and 93 others wounded as a result of 88 accidents since Mar.22, 2011 in the province.