DUSHANBE , February 20, Asia-Plus - Two persons were killed and at least eight others were injured in nine traffic accidents that were reported in Tajikistan Sunday [February 19], according to information from the Tajik traffic police.

One person was killed yesterday as a sedan “GAZ-24” collided with a car “VAZ 21-01” at the Lenin Street at the town of Ghafurov , administrative center of Bobojonghafurov district in Sughd province. 

According to the source, the “GAZ-24” appeared to have gone into oncoming traffic and collided with the “VAZ 21-01”.  As a result of the collision, the “VAZ 21-01” passenger, Karim Shodiyev, died on the spot.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.