DRC: at least 10 dead and 41 injured in road accident in Kinshasa

DRC: at least 10 dead and 41 injured in road accident in Kinshasa

At least 10 people were killed and 41 injured on Sunday in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, when a lorry ploughed into vehicles and pedestrians due to a brake failure, according to an inital police report.
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