MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least 33 people were killed and 22 sustained injuries as a passenger bus and a truck collided in the Algerian northern Laghouat Province early on Saturday, local media reported.
According to the Tout sur l'Algerie news website, the incident took place at about 2:50 local time [1:50 GMT]. The bus was en route from the northwestern Oran province to the eastern Ouargla Province.
A fire occurred after the collision.
An investigation into the accident has been launched, causes for the collision remain unclear.