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Ghana: Buses Reportedly Collide, Killing at Least 70


The incident took place on Friday morning the Kintampo North municipal district. As a result of the accident, one of the vehicles caught fire while the other was overturned by the impact.

A bus heading tothe southern city ofKumasi collided head-on onthe Kintampo-Tamale highway witha bus heading toBolgatanga, located inthe country's north. While the Kumasi-bound bus went upin flames, and all ofits passengers died immediately, the Bolgatanga-bound bus fell intoa ditch.

According tothe media outlet, preliminary reports suggest that one ofthe bus drivers fell asleep while driving and crossed intothe oncoming lane, crashing intoanother bus.

Several passengers ofthe Bolgatanga-bound bus have survived and were taken toa local hospital. An investigation has been opened intothe collision.

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