Algeria car crash kills 16, mostly migrants1 min read
Mon, 2022-11-14 19:35
ALGIERS: Sixteen passengers died and another three were injured, mostly sub-Saharan Africans, on Monday when two pickup trucks collided in southern Algeria, rescue services and local media reported.
The accident took place on a highway in the country’s desert south, the civil protection agency said on Facebook.
Out of the 16 victims, 14 were from African countries further south and two were Algerians, according to local media, which said the accident took place between Reggane and Bordj Badji Mokhtar in the vast country’s southwest.