Tuesday, July 10, 2012

26 Die in Two Morocco Bus Crashes

According to official reports at least 26 people were killed and 40 others injured in two separate bus accidents in Morocco on Monday. Ten people died and 33 others were injured, five of them critically, when a passenger bus crashed near the northern city of Nador. The accident took place on Monday afternoon near Nador. The accident took place when the bus travelling between Rabat and Nador overturned because it was going too fast, according to a police source.

Essaouira Bus Accident

17 Dead in Essaouira Bus Accident

A tragic bus accident near Essaouira has left seventeen people dead including two tourists; one from the Netherlands and one from Germany. Earlier reports had put the death toll at sixteen. According to the latest information there are twelve people injured.

The accident occurred on Monday when the bus was travelling between Essaouira and Agadir. The accident occurred around 6 pm when the coach overturned on the lower side of the RN n1 at the urban commune of Tamanar (Essaouira province).

The wounded were evacuated to the provincial hospital in Essaouira Sidi Mohamed Benabdallah.


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