Wednesday, September 03, 2014


Afghanistan

Fiery Afghan Bus-Truck Collision Leaves Dozens Dead

At least 50 people have been killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni Province in a fiery collision between a passenger bus and a fuel tanker truck.

There were reportedly 56 passengers aboard the bus, with various agencies reporting either 50 or 51 dead.

Local police chief General Zarawar Zahid said many of the bodies were burned beyond recognition.

The cause of the incident is unknown.

Based on reporting by AP and AFP

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