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Bus-Fuel Tanker Collision in Afghanistan Kills 73, Injures 52

Bus-Fuel Tanker Collision in Afghanistan Kills 73, Injures 52

A bus collided with a fuel tanker in Ghazni province of Afghanistan, on May 8th. Authorities said the passengers bus was speeding when it rammed into the fuel tanker. Both vehicles caught fire which soon ignited another passenger bus as well. At least 73 people were killed in the accident while 52 others were injured.

At Least 24 Killed, 17 Injured as Bus Crashes in Afghanistan

At Least 24 Killed, 17 Injured as Bus Crashes in Afghanistan

A bus fell into a ravine after colliding with a truck on a highway in Hazrat Sultan district of Samangan province, Afghanistan, on December 24. According to the governor of Hazrat Sultan district Sarajuddin Fitrat,"The crash happened when the bus carrying more than 50 passengers was travelling from Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif. At least 24 people [...]

Bus Falls into Ravine in Afghanistan; 18 Killed

Bus Falls into Ravine in Afghanistan; 18 Killed

A minibus plunged into a ravine in Bala Murghab district of Badghis province, Afghanistan, on May 3. At least 18 people were killed in the accident. According to spokesperson for the provincial governor, Mirwais Mirzakwal, it appears the accident happened due to speeding and reckless driving.

Van Crashed into Fuel Tanker in Afghanistan; 23 Killed, 4 Injured

Van Crashed into Fuel Tanker in Afghanistan; 23 Killed, 4 Injured

A passenger van crashed into a fuel tanker on the main highway between Herat City and the Iranian border, in Herat province, Afghanistan, on the morning of August 31. Raouf Ahmadi, a spokesperson for the provincial police chief, confirmed that 23 people died in the accident while 4 others sustained injuries. He said apparently both drivers [...]

Bus Accident Kills 5, Injures 16 in Afghanistan

Bus Accident Kills 5, Injures 16 in Afghanistan

A long-distance bus collided head-on with a truck in the Durrahi Hyratan area along Kabul- Mazar-i-Sharif highway in northern Afghan province of Balkh, on the morning of June 28. Five passengers were killed on the spot, and 16 others suffered injuries of varied degrees. All the injured were taken to nearby hospitals. Highway police chief [...]

Afghan Bus Fire Kills 50

Afghan Bus Fire Kills 50

What: bus Where: Ghazni province When: Sept 14, 2012 Who: 50 fatalities Why: A bus in eastern Ghazni province struck a fuel tanker, killing 50 when the bus caught on fire.

Bus Crash Kills 20, Injures 33

Bus Crash Kills 20, Injures 33

What: bus Where: road linking Kabul to Kandahar in Zabul When: April 28, 2011 Who: 20 killed, 33 injured Why: Twenty passengers were killed and thirty-three injured when a speeding bus wrecked.

Bus Plunges Into Afghan River

Bus Plunges Into Afghan River

What: Bus Where: Baghlan province northern Afghanistan When: Sept 15 2010 Who: 12 fatalities, 12 injured Why: The bus crashed into a car and is now half submerged in a river.

Bus Crash Kills 13

Bus Crash Kills 13

What: mini-bus Where: Takhar province, northeast Afghanistan When: August 15 2010 Who: 13 fatalities 3 injured Why: The family of Abdul Rashid riding in a minibus when it went into a river in the Farkhar district in NE Afghanistan. The incident is attributed to reckless driving.

Afghan Bus Crash

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 [...]