17 people killed as bus overturns in Morocco, driver flees scene
September 09 2019 06:35 PM
The wreckage of a bus, following a flood-related accident at the Damchan river near the city of Erra
The wreckage of a bus, following a flood-related accident at the Damchan river near the city of Errachidia, in the El Khank region in southern Morocco

dpa/Rabat

At least 17 people were killed when a bus overturned due to flooding in south-central Morocco, a health official said on Monday.
The bus overturned on a bridge in Errachidia Province on Sunday, leaving 30 other people wounded, local health director Khalid Salmi said.
The country's official news agency, MAP, said that the driver of the bus had turned himself in after fleeing the scene of the accident. It is not clear how many passengers were on the bus when the accident took place.



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