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Nangarhar collision claims 3 lives; MP wounded


Nangarhar collision claims 3 lives; MP wounded

Sep 20, 2016 - 11:55

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed in a traffic accident on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway on Tuesday, an official said.

Wolesi Jirga member from Nangarhar province Haji Hazrat Ali was injured in a separate accidenton the same busy highway.

The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News three people were killed when a car crashed into a Mazda truck in Batikot district this morning.

He said two of the victims belonged to Rodat district and a third to Haska Mina.Khogyani blamed the head-on collision on high speed and driver’s negligence.

Late on Monday, MP Hazrat met an accident on the same road. Ali was currently under treatment in a hospital in Kabul and his condition is stable, according to a relative of the lawmaker.