01:41 GMT02 August 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 23 people have died and 34 more have been injured as a result of a car accident in southern Cote d’Ivoire, according to media reports.

    According to the Fraternite Matin newspaper, a minibus collided with a truck on Thursday in Cote d’Ivoire, some 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Abidjan, the biggest city in the country.

    Out of 34 injured people, 16 have been sent to a nearby hospital, including five children. Three adults are comatose.

    Eyewitnesses say that the accident was caused by a punctured tire of the minibus.

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