Road accident in Tanzania kills 25 people, injuring 21 others

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At least 25 people, including foreigners, were killed and 21 others were injured in a road accident in the Arusha region of northern Tanzania, Tanzanian media reported on Sunday, citing police.

A preliminary investigation showed that the incident occurred due to a failure of a truck’s braking system, causing it to hit three other vehicles, The Citizen newspaper reported, adding that 11 of the deceased were women, including a young girl.

The foreigners came from various countries, including Kenya, Togo, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Nigeria, the United States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, the report read.

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