El Jadida — Five football fans were killed and four others were injured in a road accident Wednesday evening near the city of El Jadida, a police source said.
The accident is due to a car crash involving two light vehicles and a semi-trailer, the source added.
The two cars, which were carrying fans of Difaa Hassani El Jadida, hit a semi-trailer which was parking on the roadway following a mechanical breakdown.
The victims were returning from Casablanca, where their team played against Wydad.
The bodies of the victims were transferred to the morgue of Mohammed V Hospital in El Jadida, while the wounded were rushed into the same hospital to receive the necessary health care.
An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the accident.