10 June 2018

Somalia: Car Accident Kills At Least Three in Mogadishu, Somali Capital

At least 3 people died and five others wounded after an overloaded lorry overturned at a busy road in Mogadishu on Sunday morning.

A lorry from Mogadishu seaport loaded with goods overturned at Taleh village in Mogadishu after the driver lost control of the lorry. The lorry was ferrying the goods to Bakaro market during the accident.

The local people in the area join hands to rescue the people injured during the accident, five people injured at the scene were rushed to the hospitals for treatment.

Officials from Hodan district reached the scene to assess the accident but declined to give comments on the incident. Also, traffic police officers who reached the area are investigating the matter.

Major transport vehicles from Mogadishu seaport carry a lot of goods that makes it hard for the vehicle to get a good balance hence accidents in the capital.

The government has less effort to stop this menace that claims the lives of the people at the major roads in the city.

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