YEMEN Press Agency

15 passengers killed, 3 injured in traffic accident in Sanaa

SANAA, Feb. 18 (YPA) – Fifteen passengers, including women and children, were killed and three others injured in a traffic accident in Sanaa province on Sunday, the director of Bain Matter district told Yemen Press Agency.

The director Abdullatif Al-Lamzi said that a sedan hit a mass transport bus in Matnah area of Bani Matar district, which led to the death of all those on board the car and wounding three passengers in the bus.

The injured were rushed to Matna hospital.

Al-Lamzi said the speeding was the leading cause of the accident.

The accident came a day after a transport bus overturned in the western province of Mahweet, in the road linking Sanaa and Hodeidah west of Yemen, in which the driver and a passenger died while 18 others were injured.


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