14 killed in southern Tanzania road accident



At least 14 people were killed and 22 others injured on Sunday night when a truck rammed into a crowd in southern Tanzania's Mtwara region, police told a press conference on Monday.

The crowd was attending a ceremonial ritual in Lindumbe village when the accident happened, according to Mtwara regional police commander Marc Njera.

"Police are still hunting for the driver," he said, adding that the truck was heading for Mahuta from Newala town.