Fuel Tanker Crash Kills 52 In Afghanistan

At least 52 people have been killed, and a further 73 injured, following a collision between a fuel tanker and two buses, in Afghanistan.

Two buses and a fuel tanker have collided on a major highway in Afghanistan killing 52 people.

An official said that a further 73 people were injured in the accident had been taken to hospital in Ghazni province.

All three vehicles were set ablaze after the collision on the main road linking the capital, Kabul, to the southern city of Kandahar.

Accidents are common in Afghanistan where roads are often in a poor state and traffic rules rarely enforced.

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