Monday, 24 November 2008

20 perish in road accidents

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam
By DAILY NEWS Reporters

Twenty people have died and 50 others seriously injured in two road accidents involving buses in Singida and Dodoma regions yesterday. Fifteen died and 35 were injured after a bus christened Zuberi bound for Mwanza from Dar es Salaam overturned at Sekenke area in Singida Region yesterday.

Five others died on the spot and other 15 injured in an accident that occurred yesterday at Manchali area, involving a Saibaba Bus travelling from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam. Singida Regional Commissioner (RC) Mr Parseko Kone said the bus, with registration number T 677 AGJ, veered off the road after the driver lost control and plunged into a valley.

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