AIBAK (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and four others injured as result of two separately traffic accidents in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.
Two passengers, including a woman were killed and four others injured when a vehicle skidded off the road and overturned in Aq locality.
The incident happened at around 6:00pm on Tuesday due high speed and recklessness of the driver, Traffic Police Chief Col. Abdul Razeq said.
Elsewhere, four young boys were killed on Tuesday when a car rammed into a tanker in the Qachan locality of Aibak, the provincial capital, the traffic police chief said.
Ali Raza, a doctor at the civil hospital said six bodies, including a woman corpse and four wounded, including a child had been transferred to the hospital. Two injured are said to be in critical condition.
Zabihullah, 52, a father of the dead boy in the accident, said: “his son along with his others three friends were travelling to Balkh for the New Year celebration ceremony.
He said his son did not informed them of traveling to Mazar-i-Sharif