News in brief : SOCIETY
- Category: SOCIETY
- Published on Saturday, 11 October 2014 13:26
ALGIERS - Nine people were killed and thirty-seven others were injured in nine traffic accidents recorded countrywide during the period from October 9 to 11, said Saturday Civil Defence in a report set Saturday.
The heaviest toll was recorded in the province of Mascara, with three dead following a collision between a small vehicle and a truck occurred on the east-west highway, at the Zaghloul locality, commune of Zahana, the same source added.
In addition, three people (one man, one woman and one child) died burned and another one had second degree burns in Oran, following a fire that broke out in two apartments on the first floor of a building, located at 11 Rue Lamertine (commune of Oran).
During the same period, the members of civil society evacuated a 22 year old man died drowned at sea, in the beach of El Kharouba in Annaba, the source added.