October 6, 2022

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Zonal Health Director has said that 23 people have died in the bus accident

This accident took place in The province of Khouribka is a hundred kilometers southeast of Casablanca, Morocco’s economic capital.

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According to a statement from regional health authorities, 23 people were killed and 36 injured in a bus accident on Wednesday, August 17 southeast of Casablanca, Morocco. It is one of the worst traffic dramas in the country in recent years. Local authorities Foreign tourists are not mentioned among the victims.

The vehicle overturned on a curve on a national road in the province of Gauribka, 125 kilometers south of Casablanca. The coach provided a link between the megalopolis of Casablanca and the rural area of ​​Ait Adab near the town of Beni Mellal at the foot of the High Atlas. An investigation was opened, at the same timeThe injured were sent to Gauribka Provincial Hospital.

In Morocco, the Road accidents There are an average of 3,500 deaths and 12,000 serious injuries each year, an average of 10 deaths and 33 serious injuries per day, according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NARSA).

However, Moroccan authorities have implemented a series of measures to combat the scourge of road insecurity following the worst bus accident in the country’s history in 2012. 42 people died during that time.