Crash between bus and taxi kills 14 in Algeria

2018-01-26 06:00

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Algiers - A collision between a passenger bus and a taxi in Algeria killed 14 people and injured 22 others on Thursday, authorities said.

The accident occurred at Sfid on a national highway linking the northwestern areas of Saida and El Bayadh, according to the emergency services.

The 22 people injured were evacuated to hospital.

Accidents claim around 4 000 lives each year on Algeria's roads, mainly due to the failure of motorists to comply with traffic rules.

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