25 People Die In Kenya After Truck Hits Minibus

Published February 4, 2012 2:45PM (EST)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Red Cross official says 25 people have died in western Kenya after a truck crashed into a minibus.

Kenya Red Cross spokesman Fredrick Gori said Saturday that the Friday night accident in Kisumu city happened after a truck hit a 14-seater minibus carrying excess passengers.

He says the cause of the accident is still not clear but that all the passengers in the minibus and truck were killed.

Minibuses are the most common mode of public transportation used in Kenya.

By Salon Staff

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