31 people died and 9 people were seriously injured
after a head-on collision between a petrol tanker and a bus carrying a
delegation of young Moroccan athletes aged between14/15 years the tanker exploded and spread fire.
According to Morocco’s Ministry of Sport, the accident happened along
road between the capital, Rabat, and Laayoune.
Moroccan media reports that the young athletes were school students
participating in a national sports competition who had gone to the
competition to represent their schools. They were on their way back when
their bus collided with the petrol tanker.