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18 dead, 11 hurt in Algeria road crash

Deceased include 11 women, 6 children, say authorities

Hasan Cibril   | 10.07.2021
18 dead, 11 hurt in Algeria road crash

ALGIERS, Algeria

At least 18 people were killed and 11 more injured in a deadly road accident in northeastern Algeria, authorities said on Saturday.

A bus collided with a heavy transport vehicle in Constantine province on Friday night, the Algerian national gendarmerie said in a statement.

The deceased include 11 women and six children, the authority said.

There were no details on the cause of the accident but an investigation is underway.

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