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Publish Date: 13:52 - 08 September 2018
TEHRAN, September 08 - At least 13 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a truck parked on a road in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and overturned, officials said.

At least 13 killed in Afghanistan bus crash: Officials

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Another 25 were wounded in the accident in Zherai district of Kandahar province, provincial police spokesman Abdul Bashir Khaksar told AFP.

The truck was stationary when it was hit by the bus at around 6:00 am (0130 GMT), said Kandahar governor spokesman Mohammad Aziz Azizi.

The bus was carrying around 40 passengers from neighboring Helmand province to Kandahar and overturned after the collision, he told AFP.

Azizi put the death toll at 15. Women and children were among the casualties, he added.

Source: AFP, Al-Manar

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