Wednesday 21 November 2018

23 people killed after vehicle crashes into party in Mozambique

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Twenty-three people were killed when a vehicle veered into a crowd attending a party in the capital of Mozambique.

Radio Mocambique said the vehicle was travelling at high speed when it hit the crowd early on Sunday in Maputo.

A senior police official said the driver of the vehicle ignored a police order to stop just before hitting the party-goers beside a pedestrian bridge on a main road.

The official said the driver died in the collision.

An investigation is under way.

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