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4 journalists among 7 injured in Takhar accident

4 journalists among 7 injured in Takhar accident

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Jan 07, 2017 - 18:53

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Seven people, including four journalists, were wounded in a traffic accident in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Maj. Khalil Asir told Pajhwok Afghan News a number of journalists were traveling from Takhar to Kunduz when the incident took place in Qalberz locality.

He said seven people were injured, including four journalists. The provincial hospital director, Jamil Frotan, confirmed receiving seven injured people, three of them in critical contrition.

Meanwhile, Independent Journalists Association head Saboor Waqif said the injured included Aryana TV reporter Nusrat Ibrahimi and cameraman Naeem Rahimi.

Iran’s Persian TV journalist Irfan Bazgar and Khurshid TV reporter Shafiq Poya were also injured in the accident, he added.

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