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2 killed, 10 injured as bus overturns in Wardak

2 killed, 10 injured as bus overturns in Wardak

Jan 06, 2018 - 18:43

KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people died and another 10 sustained wounds in a traffic accident on the Kabul-Ghazni highway on Saturday, an official said.

The casualties occurred when a 303 public transport bus overturned on the highway in Narkh district of central Maidan Wardak province at about 7:30am.

Wardak police spokesman Naqibullah Ahmad Amini told Pajhwok Afghan News blamed the accident on high speed and said the injured had been taken to Maidan Shahr and Kabul hospitals. He had no information about their condition.

An eyewitness, Sayed Rahman, said the casualties included women and children. He said such accidents happened due to reckless driving and high speed.