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At least 18 killed in Afghan bus crash

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Kabul, Afghanistan -

Afghan officials say at least 18 people have been killed in a traffic accident in the country's south-east.

Deputy provincial governor in Ghazni says the accident took place on Thursday on Afghanistan's main north-south highway, when a bus with more than 50 passengers on board rammed into a truck. Ahmad Ali Ahmad says there were also numerous injuries.

Ahmad says the accident was due to reckless driving on the part of the bus driver, who was speeding on a narrow part of the highway in the Qarabagh district.

The main hospital in Ghazni province confirmed the death toll. - Sapa-AP

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