Details of today’s traffic accident, in which famous Tajik singer Bahrom Ghafouri was killed, have become known.

Famous Tajik pop singer Bahrom Ghafouri was killed today morning as Land Cruiser crashed into heavy truck KamAz.

Bahrom Ghafouri

The Interior Ministry’s website says the accident took place today at around 4:00 am on the Roudaki Avenue near the Tajik Teachers’ Training University.

Bahrom Ghafouri was reportedly riding in Land Cruiser as a passenger.

Deputy prosecutor of Dushanbe’s Firdavsi district, Islom Anvarzoda, 29, was driving Land Cruiser.  He was reportedly speeding and crashed into heavy truck KamAz. 

As a result of the collision, Bahrom Ghafouri died on the spot while the driver and another passenger, Zaripov Bahodour, 34, resident of the Kangurt village in the Temourmalik district of the Khatlon province, were reportedly rushed to a hospital.  They are in serious condition.

According to the Interior Ministry’s website, medical examination has shown that they were in a state of drunkenness.