15 killed in Kandahar road mishap

Kabul: As many as 15 people were killed and 25 others got injured after a bus collided with a truck in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Saturday, local officials said.

The accident occurred in Hawoz Madad village of Zhari district at around 6 am (local time). Kandahar provincial governor’s spokesperson Aziz Ahmad Azizi told TOLO News that three women and three children were among those killed.

Officials further said that those injured were in a critical condition, and were being treated at a hospital in Kandahar city, local media reports stated.