At least 14 killed, 30 wounded in road accident in Kinshasa

17 February 2020
2020-02-17 14:37

At least 14 people were killed and 30 others have been wounded in a road accident in Kinshasa on Sunday. The accident took place on a busy crossroad in the Congolese capital, when a truck carrying heavy construction materials rammed into several cars and people.  Several vehicles, including small public buses, were crushed by the truck and the heavy rocks that fell out of the vehicle when it tipped over the edge of the road.  Young children were among the dead. Hospital official say the death toll could rise.  The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

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