Rabat - At least six children have died in a bus accident near Chichaoua, according to news website Hespress.
Rabat – At least six children have died in a bus accident near Chichaoua, according to news website Hespress.
The bus, which left the region of Tata on Sunday evening with 30 children goods on board, “crashed near the town of Chichaoua, According to the same source, the bus was on its way towards the city of Tangier.
The six victims who come from the region of Tata, in southern Morocco, were among about 30 other children traveling to Casablanca, Rabat, and Tangier, to spend the summer holidays with relatives.
This tragic accident occurs just over two months after another tragic accident in southern Morocco that claimed the lives of 33 people, most of whom were teenagers.
What is commonly known in Morocco as the “road war” continues to claim the lives of thousands of Moroccans every year.
Between 60,000 and 70,000 road accidents occur every year, claiming the lives of over 4,000 people, or the equivalent of 11 people a day.