20 killed, 18 wounded in two traffic accidents in eastern Afghanistan Aug 01, 2021 0 29 12345 Kabul: At least 20 people were killed in two traffic accidents in the past 12 hours in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Saturday.The incidents occurred in the Qarghahi district of the province when vehicles collided with each other, provincial governor spokesman Asadullah Dawlatzai said. The first accident, late on Friday, was a collision between a minibus and a car. Eight passengers were killed and 10 others were wounded, Dawlatzai added. In the second incident, on Saturday, three cars collided, leaving 12 people dead and eight more wounded, according to the spokesman. Women and children were among the victims of the incidents. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Afghan fighting escalates as Taliban tries to capture major cities Aug 01, 2021 0 394 Israel criticizes Iran after deadly attack on tanker ship near Oman Aug 01, 2021 0 353 Turkish emergency forces battle wildfires Aug 01, 2021 0 32 Indian forces kill top militant behind Kashmir bombing dpa Srinagar, Kashmir A key suspect in a 2019 bombing that killed more than 40 Indian paramilitary forces in Indian-administered Kashmir was shot dead by security forces on Saturday, officials said. Mohammad Ismal Alvi .. Major Libya route connecting east and west reopens after warring sides agree Benghazi: A major road linking eastern and western Libya has officially reopened after the step was approved by the country’s warring sides. In June, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibeh declared the .. Several dead following attack on funeral service in Iraq’s Yathrib Baghdad: Several people were killed in an attack on a funeral service in Yathrib, in Iraq, according to INA state news agency, citing security sources. Witnesses said 13 people had died and at least 50 were injured. .. Seven members of Kurdish family murdered in Turkey after threats Istanbul: Seven members of a Kurdish family were murdered on Friday evening in the Turkish region of Central Anatolia, following a series of racist threats. Attackers broke into the family’s home in the city of Konya ..