At least 73 people have been killed and scores injured when two buses collided with a fuel tanker in eastern Afghanistan, according to government officials.
Here's what we know so far.
- Two passenger buses and an oil tanker burst into flames in a head-on collision on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in Ghazni province
- Many of the dead, including women and children suffered fatal burns and dozens were badly injured in one of the country's worst road accidents
- Many survivors were treated in Ghazni's main provincial hospital, while many others were rushed in ambulances to health facilities in southern Kandahar
- The Kabul-Kandahar highway passes through areas affected by the Taliban insurgency, and many bus drivers are known to drive at high speeds to avoid being targeted by militants
- One passenger who survived said the driver of the bus he was riding in was driving "too rashly"