22 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-498

One person killed in car accident

KABUL, Afghanistan - One person died in a car accident in which an ISAF vehicle was involved.

The ISAF vehicle was driving from Mazar-e-Sharif to Kabul. In Aybak, a group of people unloaded a market wagon, when suddenly some people stepped onto the street. The driver of the military car could not avoid the group and hit some of the people.

One person was killed and another injured. The injured civilian was taken to the local hospital in Aybak. The soldiers stayed at the scene to provide assistance until the Afghan National Police arrived.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
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