Eight killed in Morocco road accident

Rabat: Eight people were killed and five others seriously injured in a three-car crash in Morocco, officials said. The accident took place on the road linking the cities of Sidi Bennour and Safi on Wednesday, a security source said, Xinhua news agency reported. Deadly traffic accidents are common in the North African country. According to data from the Moroccan Transport Ministry, a total of 3,565 people were killed in the country last year. The ministry has adopted a new strategy 2015-2025 vowing to reduce the victims of accidents by 50 per cent.