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ANA soldier dies in Samagan collision


ANA soldier dies in Samagan collision

Nov 26, 2016 - 17:04

AIBAK (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier died and a second soldier and one civilian wounded in a traffic accident in northern Samangan province, an official said Saturday.

Provincial traffic department head Col. Abdul Razaq told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Shahid Andkhoi locality on Friday when a 580 modal passenger bus collided with an ANA vehicle.  

He said the passenger vehicle traveling from Kabul to Balkh province crashed into the ANA vehicle, leaving one ANA soldier dead and another ANA soldier and one civilian injured. The injured were evacuated to the provincial hospital, he said.

The driver of the passenger vehicle had escaped from the area but his cleaner was arrested by police as part of their investigation.