15:53 GMT04 August 2020
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    A passenger bus and a truck collision in Algeria left 33 people killed and 22 injuried, local media reported.

    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.

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