At least 20 people were killed and 18 more were wounded in two traffic accidents in the Qarghayi district in Laghman in the last 12 hours, the provincial governor’s office said in a statement on Saturday.
One of the incidents happened in Narinj Bagh village in Qarghayi district in which a bus carrying passengers collided with another vehicle, killing eight people and wounding 10 more, the statement said.
According to the statement, women and children are also among those killed and wounded in the incident.
Another traffic incident happened in Aziz Khan Kats village in the district in which 12 people were killed and eight more were wounded, the statement said.
The statement added that the carelessness of drivers was behind the two incidents.