Kabul: At least 17 people died and seven others were injured on Wednesday when a bus carrying gold mine workers, overturned in Chah Ab district of Takhar province.
Chah Ab district governor says that the dead and wounded were gold mine workers.
According to him, the accident occurred when the bus carrying them was on its way from Chahab center to the mines in Anjir area. He said the bus left the road and overturned.
According to the district governor, the incident happened at 8 am on Wednesday morning .
Chahab district has one of the biggest gold mines in Takhar province. Hundreds of people work in this mine every day.
Meanwhile the traffic accidents on the country’s roads due to what is said to be the carelessness of drivers, the narrowness and damage of the roads, and the non-observance of traffic rules takes victims.