Death toll from Tanzania's road accident rises to 21


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  • Monday, 06 Feb 2023

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from northern Tanzania's road accident has risen to 21, an official said Sunday.

Seventeen people were killed and 12 others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a mini-bus in Tanzania's northern district of Korogwe in the Tanga region on Friday night.

Tanga Regional Commissioner Omary Mgumba said four injured died in separate hospitals on Sunday.

The truck collided head-on with the mini-bus after its driver failed to take precautions as he overtook another vehicle, Mgumba said.

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