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3 killed, 4 wounded in Samangan car plunge


3 killed, 4 wounded in Samangan car plunge

Nov 08, 2017 - 19:59

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and four others wounded in a traffic accident in Khurram wa Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.

Provincial police spokesman, Munir Hashimi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred in Sorkh Kotal area at around 7pm on Tuesday evening when a corolla model car flipped over and plunged into a gorge.

The vehicle carrying seven passengers was en route to Roi Dowab district from Aibak city, the provincial capital, he added, blaming the accident on reckless driving.

He said three people, including a woman, died and four other passengers were wounded in the mishap.

Samangan zonal hospital head Dr. Ikramuddin Wakilzada said they had received four wounded people from the scene.

He said two of the injured who were in critical condition had been sent to Balkh zonal hospital for treatment.