Eighteen Burkinabe Nationals Die in Ivory Coast Bus Crash

October 7, 2020 Updated: October 7, 2020

OUAGADOUGOU—Eighteen Burkinabe nationals died when a bus they were traveling in crashed near the town of Bouake in central Ivory Coast on Wednesday morning, Burkina Faso’s government said.

“It was a bus that overturned during a failed overtaking,” said Rémi Dandjinou, Burkina Faso’s minister of communication.

By Thiam Ndiaga