Ethiopia bus crash: At least 38 killed

by Zelalem

Story highlights

  • Many of the passengers were students, state-run news agency says
  • Deadly traffic accidents are common in Ethiopia

The crash took place Monday in Legambo, a mountainous area in Amhara region.

The state-run Amhara Mass Media Agency said 28 men and 10 women were killed in the accident, most of whom were students.

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Another 10 passengers sustained heavy and light injuries.

Deadly traffic accidents are common in Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous country.

Experts say driving standards are poor and many vehicles are badly maintained. Road safety remains one of the issues to be addressed in the East African country.

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