A head-on collision between a truck and a bus carrying young athletes and officials reportedly killed 31 people in the southern Moroccan province of Tan-Tan, the country's official MAP news agency reported.
According to the Associated Press, local officials said the crash took place just before dawn in Chbika district in the desert.
According to a report by the Moroccan outlet le360.ma, the passengers, who came from the northern town of Bouznika, and the southern city of Laayoune, were involved in a national school sports competition.
The victims were transferred to Hassan II hospital in Tan-Tan, the report said.
A video posted on YouTube by the French-language Moroccan newspaper L'Economiste purports to show the flaming wreckage from the crash:
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