Nigeria’s Calabar carnival: 14 killed at annual bikers’ event -BBC

BBC reported that at least 14 people have been killed and 24 others injured after a vehicle ploughed into crowds watching bikers at a popular carnival in Nigeria’s southern port city of Calabar.

Eyewitnesses said that a speeding driver lost control of the car.

Pictures shared online in the immediate aftermath of the incident show bodies strewn across the street.

The month-long annual carnival, which features several events, has become a big draw since it was launched in 2004.

The Calabar carnival issaid to be  Africa’s biggest street party and  attracts local and foreign tourists throughout December.

(picture credit BBC)

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