Accident : Minibus collides with truck in Cote d’Ivoire leaving 23 people dead, 34 injured

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Moscow, Jul 16 : At least 23 people have died and 34 more have been injured as a result of a car accident in southern Cote d’Ivoire, according to media reports.

According to the Fraternite Matin newspaper, a minibus collided with a truck on Thursday, some 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Abidjan, the biggest city in the country.

Out of 34 injured people, 16 have been sent to a nearby hospital, including five children. Three adults are comatose.

Eyewitnesses say that the accident was caused by a punctured tire of the minibus..

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