In Calabar, a major carnival city in southern Nigeria, a car crashed into groups of people watching motorcycles, leaving at least 14 people dead and 24 more hurt. According to witnesses, a speeding driver lost control of the vehicle.
Since it began in 2004, the annual carnival, which lasts a month and includes several events, has grown in popularity. Known as Africa’s largest street celebration, it draws both domestic and international visitors throughout December. The incident on Tuesday happened during the well-known bikers’ procession on the main carnival route that had been blocked off to traffic.
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