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Afghan Bus Crash

What: bus en route from Kandahar province to Kabul
Where: Daman district south of Kandahar city
When: 26 July 2010, 6:30 a.m
Who: 22 killed, 20+ injured.
Why: The bus was traveling at a high rate above normal speed when it hit a speed bump, ran off the road and flipped over. Two dozen people on board were killed. Four injured died of their injuries.

Kandahar Traffic Police chief blames the accident on reckless driving of the bus driver.

President Hamid Karzai said he was “deeply saddened by the heavy casualties” in the crash and sent his condolences to the bereaved families.