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Jawzjan: Car-truck collision leaves 6 dead


Jawzjan: Car-truck collision leaves 6 dead

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:51

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six individuals, including two women and a child, have been killed as a result of a traffic accident in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday.

Police chief, Rahmatullah Turkistani, said the accident took place on the Andkhoi-Shaberghan highway on Monday night. As a result, three men, two women and one child lost their lives.

Turkistani said the accident occurred when a car carrying six passengers collided with a truck. The vehicles caught fire and the victims were badly burnt.

He identified one of the victims as Arsalan, a resident of Andkhoi. The rest of the dead are yet to be identified.

Sultan Mohammad Sanjar, the district’s administrative chief, confirmed the accident and said the security personnel had been sent to the site to transfer the bodies to their relatives.