18 killed as minibus, truck collide in Guinea-Bissau

2018-01-06 13:29


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Bissau - Eighteen people were killed and another 14 injured in the small west African state of Guinea-Bissau late on Friday when a minibus collided with a truck, police and hospital sources said.

One witness said the truck appeared to have been speeding when the driver lost control and collided head-on with the minibus near Bissauzinho, around 15km from the capital Bissau.

Hospital sources said at least 10 of the injured were in a serious condition.

Guinea-Bissau, which lies between Senegal and Guinea, is one of the poorest countries in the world.

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