No less than 40 folks have been killed Sunday and lots of others significantly injured in a bus crash in central Senegal, in keeping with the nation’s president.
“I am deeply saddened by today’s tragic road accident in Gniby, where 40 people died and many were seriously injured. I send my heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wish the injured a speedy recovery,” President Macky Sall mentioned in a tweet.
The incident concerned two buses that collided with each other, in keeping with Radiodiffusion Télévision Sénégalaise (RTS), the nation’s public broadcaster.
The western African nation will observe three days of nationwide mourning for the victims, beginning on January 9, the president introduced.
The explanation for the crash is as but unknown. CNN has reached out to the Senegalese Transport Ministry for remark.
Dakar will even name an inter-ministerial council on January 9 to debate “firm measures” to make sure transport security, in keeping with Sall.