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Forty die in road crash

Some 40 people were killed in a head-on collision between a tanker and a truck taking people to a wedding, local media reported on Friday. Ten people were taken to hospital. The tanker was trying to overtake another vehicle and rammed into the oncoming vehicle on Wednesday near Issia, some 300 km northwest of Abidjan.

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