73 people killed in Afghanistan bus-tanker deadly collision

The scene of collision site. Picture : BBC

Recentfusion.com—Afganistan: At least 73 persons were killed and 50 other injured as a fuel tanker and two buses were collided in Afghanistan today.

The incident happened in Ghazni province and all three vehicles caught fire following the collision. The road where the accident happened connects the capital, Kabul, to the Kandahar. Local people seems busy in search and rescue right after the accident.

Such accidents in Afghanistan are normal phenomenon and traffic rules are hardly implemented. Mohammadullah Ahmadi, the director of the provincial traffic department, said the incident was caused by reckless driving, the Associated Press news agency reports.

Most of those who died in the crash were “completely burned”, health ministry spokesman Ismail Kawasi told the AFP news agency. Some 125 passengers were believed to be travelling on the buses while accident happened at about 06:30 local time (02:00 GMT).

Published on: December 18, 2016 8:51 pm

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