Car accident kills 1, wounds 3 in central Somalia town

BELEDWEYNE, Somalia (Keydmedia) - Witnesses say at least one person dead and three other sustained injures, some seriously in a mortal truck accident happened early hours on Thursday on a long road between Galka’yo and Baladweyne towns in central Somalia.
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Residents confirmed to Keydmedia correspondent in Mogadishu by phone that the car was a truck carrying passengers and vegetables and overturned o a road which is just 30 Km away from Beledweyne town, the capital of Hiiran region.

The lorry has been traveling from south to Galka’yo town, the provincial capital of in central Somali region of Mudug. The cause of the accident is still unclear.

The injured people were evacuated from the site and have been rushed immediately to the hospitals in Beledweyne town to receive a medical treatment.

Car accidents often happen in Somalia due to the poor and rough roads,in result of lack of functioning government in the country since former military regime ousted in 1991. - Mogadisho, Somalia

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