Nine killed in Zambia bus accident

July 20th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Lusaka, July 20 (IANS) At least nine people, included three children, have been killed and eight others injured in Zambia in a head-on collision of a minibus and truck, Xinhua reported Friday.

These people were travelling by the minibus and died on the spot when the accident occurred in Zambia’s Lundazi district, said a police spokesperson.

The accident happened Thursday when the truck driver could not remain in his lane at a curve and crashed into an on-coming minibus, carrying 17 passengers, said Zambia Police deputy Public Relations Officer Charity Chanda-Munganga.

However, both the drivers escaped unhurt.

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