Algeria- Road Accidents: 4 persons killed, 4 injured in Batna, Tuesday

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Four people have been killed and four others injured in a road accident, on Tuesday, in the region of Timgad (the province of Batna), the communication officer of the Civil Defense services announced.

The accident occurred on a section of the national road (RN) No. 88 linking the provinces of Batna and Khenchela at Oued Rebaâ site, following the overthrow of a passenger vehicle registered abroad Said Zouhir Nekaâ, adding that a child whose condition is considered critical is among the wounded persons.

The injured persons, aged between 12 and 55, were transferred to the University Hospital (CHU) in Batna as a matter of urgency, while the bodies of the four women who died on the spot were transported to the morgue of the same health facility,” the officer said.

Three ambulances, a fire-fighting vehicle and twelve elements of the Civil Defense were mobilized to rescue the victims, said the services of the Civil Defense.

An investigation was launched, following this incident to determine exactly the causes of this tragedy.

According to Civil Defense, five people were killed and eight others were injured in the past 24 hours in road accidents in Batna’s roads.

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