Thirteen killed in Kenya bus crash

At least 13 people have been killed and others injured after a bus collided with a truck in a town near the lakeside city of Kisumu.

The accident happened on Thursday night in Awasi town, 42km (26 miles) away from Kisumu.

The bus was heading to the capital city, Nairobi.

The regional police head Benson Maweu is quoted as saying the driver of the bus tried to overtake a tractor and crashed into an oncoming truck.

Pictures of the accident show the mangled wreckage of the bus.

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