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Monday, December 19, 2016
FARAH (BNA) At least 14 people were killed and 41 others wounded in a traffic accident along a highway in western Farah province on Sunday, police said.
“A long-distance bus was travelling from western Herat province en route for the capital of Kabul but the ill-fated vehicle crashed with a parked cargo truck roughly at midday in Gulistan district, Farah province,” a local traffic police officer said. A total of 57 people were aboard the vehicle and two passengers remained unhurt after the crash in the province, 695 km west of Kabul, according to the source. Police have detained the driver of the truck and the traffic police have launched an investigation into the incident, the source noted. Reckless driving is mainly blamed for traffic incidents on congested roads and highways. On Saturday evening, four travelers were killed and 32 others wounded in an accident involving a passenger bus in the neighboring Nimroz province. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has deeply saddened by the deadly incident took place in southern Farah province, where reports said a number of passengers have been killed and wounded, BNA reported the other day. The president said he was deeply regretted over what happened over the collision of a passenger bus with a fuel tanker in Gulistan district of Farah province, where a number of people including women and children had been killed or wounded. The president prayed for the souls of those killed in the incident and ordered for immediate addressing of the problems of those survived, said the agency.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Farah City (BNA) Non-foodstuffs have been distributed to 177 displaced families in western Farah province.
Most of the displaced families are residents of Push Road district of the province and expressed their pleasure regarding the mentioned assistances.
Spokesman of Farah governor told BNA reporter, the aids funded by UNICEF and distributed by refugees directorate of Farah to the families.
It is mentionable that foodstuffs will be distributed to these families in near future, the source added.

Monday, December 19, 2016
Kabul (BNA) More than hundred people of war victims, who live in Dasht-e-Qala camps, received aid packages of charitable institutions.
According to BNA, the aids have been disseminated by charitable institutions WFP, Shelter For live in presence of Dr. Ziya Takhar governor, provincial council lawyers and officials of the institutions for more than hundred war victims’ people.
Senatullah Temori press head of Takhar governor told BNA, the packages included flour, cooking oil, salt, wood fuel, coal, blankets, winter pack clothes, was distributed for each family by WFP organization.

Monday, December 19, 2016
Kabul (BNA) In a traffic accident 4 people lost their lives and 36 others were wounded last night in Nemroz province yesterday evening.
Ahmad Arab spokesman of Nemroz governor told BNA, a bus type of 303 belonged to the Maiwand Wardak Company deviated from the road and crushed on Delaram-Zarang highways.
He added, in the accident 4 people were martyred and 36 others including a woman and 3 children were wounded.

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