At least nine people were killed in a traffic accident in western Herat province on Saturday evening, local officials said.
In addition, one other person was injured.
The incident took place on the Herat-Kandahar highway after a car and a truck collided.
Herat hospital officials said nine people had been in the car at the time of the crash. They all died.
“Seven men and two women are victims of the incident,” according to officials.
Officials said that traffic police have started investigations into the crash.