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Takhar: 21 people injured in a traffic accident

Road Accident

TALOQAN: Local officials on Friday said at least 21 passengers were injured in a traffic accident in Kulfgan district of northern Takhar province.

Takhar governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Kutrama area of Kulfgan district around 7:30am today morning.

He said that a 404 model bus heading from Kabul to Badakhshan province veered off the road, leaving 21 passengers including women and children wounded.

The health condition of five of the injured was critical, Timori added, saying all the people who sustained injuries in the accident were taken to healthcare centers in Kulfgan district and the provincial capital.