Five Died after Bus Carrying Pilgrims from Gabriel Celebration Overturns in Gamo Zone

ADDIS ABABA – Five pilgrims died after a FSR bus they were travelling in overturned in Gamo zone of SNNP Region on Tuesday.

The pilgrims were returning back to their home in Geresse District from annual religious celebration at Eli St Gabriel when the accident took place.

The crush occurred in Morka kebele on Tuesday afternoon, claiming the lives of five pilgrims and leaving others injured, said Gamo Zone communication office in a statement.

Those who sustained severe injuries from the crush have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment, it said.

The statement did not give the number of injured people and what caused the crash.