At least 20 commuters were confirmed dead in two road accidents in eastern Laghman province on Saturday, provincial government spokesman Asadullah Dawlatzai said, APA reports citing Xinhua.
"The first accident took place when a mini-bus and car collided in Qargai district very early Saturday. As a result, eight travelers were killed and 10 others injured. Women and children are among the victims," Dawlatzai told Xinhua.
Similarly, a car collided with another one in neighboring Kach-e- Aziz Khan district on Saturday morning, leaving 12 commuters dead and eight others injured, the official added.
The official said the congested roads and careless driving often cause such road accidents in the country.