24-05-2022 09:34 AM Jerusalem Timing

11 Dead in Algeria Bus Crash

11 Dead in Algeria Bus Crash

Eleven people were killed and 25 injured when a long-distance bus collided with a lorry on Algeria’s Trans-Sahara Highway, emergency services said.

.Eleven people were killed and 25 injured when a long-distance bus collided with a lorry on Algeria's Trans-Sahara Highway, emergency services said.

The accident happened near the oasis town of In Salah, around 1,500 kilometers (950 miles) south of the capital Algiers.

The bus was plying the 2,000 kilometer (1,250 mile) service between the Mediterranean coastal city of Bejaia and the town of Tamanrasset in Algeria's deep south.