Road accident kills 9 and injures 51 in Ghana

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Nine people were killed and 51 others severely injured in a road accident in the eastern Ghanaian town of Monkra on Saturday, said local police.

A cargo truck carrying mourners from a funeral overturned when the driver tried to park the truck off a road to deal with a mechanical fault.

Three people died on the spot and six more died after they were taken to a nearby hospital, said the police, adding that the injured are still in critical condition.

Investigation on the accident is underway. Enditem

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