Eight Killed, Eight Injured When Soccer Club Bus Crashes in Togo

Eight people were killed and eight seriously injured yesterday when a bus carrying the L’Etoile Filante soccer club crashed near the city of Atakpame in Togo, the government said.

The bus caught on fire “very quickly” after crashing when a tire burst, the Togolese government said yesterday on its website. The team was traveling to play Semassi Sokode in the Togo top division when the accident occurred, the government said.

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