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Helmand traffic accident leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

Helmand traffic accident leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

Aug 03, 2016 - 11:37

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two passengers were killed and four others wounded in a traffic accident in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.

Transport Director Abdul Ghafoor Tokhi told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred when a passenger bus flipped over in the Yakhchal area of the district early Wednesday morning.

He said: “The 303-model passenger bus of the Ahmad Shah Abdali Transport Company overturned because of high speed.” Two passengers were killed and another four wounded. The injured were evacuated to hospital. 

Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed the accident and said that one man was killed and seven others were wounded. Most of traffic accidents occur due to reckless driving. 



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