Dar es Salaam - Eighteen people were killed and ten others injured, some seriously, Sunday in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry in central Tanzania, a local official said.
"It was a head-on collision involving a bus and a lorry the two vehicles then caught fire that burnt some of the victims to death," Kilosa District commissioner John Henjewele told state-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation.
The accident happened in the Iyovu district of the central Morogoro region.
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Henjewele said 15 passengers on the bus and three others in the lorry including the driver died at the scene.
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital with burns, some in a serious condition.