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Dozens killed in bus crash

The accident happened after a lorry driver swerved to avoid a pothole.

At least 41 people have been killed after 2 lorries and a bus collided in Iringa, Tanzania, BBC reports.

Iringa regional police commander, Ramadhan Mungi said a further 23 passengers had been seriously injured and had been taken to Mafinga hospital.

The accident happened after a lorry driver swerved to avoid a pothole. One of the lorries' containers fell on to the bus that had been heading to Dar es Salaam, crushing many passengers to death.

Speaking on the incident, President Jakaya Kikwete said:

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"This gives cause for great mourning. The entire country has been shaken"

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