Farah governor spokesman says the incident took place in Bakwa district at around 5am on Friday morning.
15 Killed In Farah Traffic Accident
Local officials in Farah said at least 15 people were killed and 35 others were wounded in a traffic accident in the province on Friday.
Nasir Mehri, spokesman for Farah governor, said the incident took place at around 5am Friday morning in Bakwa district when a passengers’ bus hit a truck on Kabul-Herat Highway.
He said the wounded were taken to a local hospital in Bakwa district, adding that some of those wounded are in critical condition.
This comes after a sharp rise in traffic accidents in Kabul-Herat Highway. Officials and residents said damaged roads and carelessness of drivers are main reasons behind an increase in traffic accidents in the highway.