Tragic bus crashes in Morocco and Algeria kill 19
Two major bus crashes in Morocco and Algeria have killed at least 19 people on Saturday and injured dozens more, media reported.
The worst accident took place in southern Morocco when a truck collided with a passenger bus on a highway near the coastal city of Agadir, the state MAP news agency reported.
Ten people were burned alive in the crash and 22 others were injured, the agency said.
One of the injured was in serious condition and had to be flown by helicopter to a hospital in Marrakesh while the others were treated in Agadir.
In neighbouring Algeria, nine people were killed and 12 injured when a bus overturned in M'Silah province south of the capital Algiers, state television said.
The victims were five women, three men and a child.