18 injured in bus-truck collision in Afghanistan

Wardak [Afghanistan], March 31 (ANI): Eighteen people were injured after a bus collided with a truck on a highway in Afghanistan's Wardak province, media reported on Thursday.

The accident took place on Wednesday night, Xinhua News Agency reported citing

authorities. On March 21, eight people were killed and two others injured in a road accident in Nangarhar province.

The accident took place when the two vehicles hit head-on along a ring road in Police District 6 of provincial capital Jalalabad city, an official told Xinhua.

Road mishaps are frequent in the mountainous country and occur mostly due to poor driving or badly maintained roads and vehicles, as per Xinhua.