Three people killed in a traffic accident at municipality of Qattara in Djelfa

Three people were killed, in a traffic accident that occurred on the night of Friday to Saturday, in the municipality of Qattara (240 km south of Djelfa), according to civil protection services.

According to the press attaché at the Civil Protection Directorate, Lieutenant Abderrahmane Khader, the accident that occurred on the axis of National Road No. 01B, in its section linking the cities of Qattara and Massad, was the result of a direct collision between a tourist car and a truck.

This accident caused the death of a 42-year-old person on the spot, while three people were injured and were transferred to the hospital services in the “Al-Bouigla” community, where two victims (10 and 24 years old), died, in the same hospital.

The bodies of the victims were transferred to the mortuary of the same hospital, according to the same source.

For its part, National Gendarmerie opened an investigation to find out causes and circumstances of this fatal accident.

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