Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020, 02:35 PM

Sixteen people were killed and 15 injured Thursday when a bus collided with a refrigerated lorry in western Senegal, emergency services said.

Nine women were among the fatalities in the accident, which occurred around 2 a.m. in the Thies region about 60 kilometres (35 miles) from the capital Dakar.

The bus, with a 60-seat capacity, was heading to Rosso near the border with Mauritania, the fire brigade said, adding that the number of people on board was unknown.

Local media said the truck was hauling fish to Dakar.

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