8 killed, 42 injured in bus crash in eastern Morocco

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RABAT, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed and 42 others injured when a bus overturned Sunday near Morocco's town of Bab Marzouka, 300 km east of the capital Rabat, said local medical sources.

The injured in the accident have been transported to a hospital in the city of Taza, the sources added.

Local authorities said an investigation was opened to determine the circumstances of this accident.

Deadly road accidents are common in Morocco, often caused by high speed, bad condition of roads and reckless driving.

A total of 1,357 people were killed in road accidents in Morocco in the first four months of 2019, up 10 percent year on year, according to official statistics. Enditem

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