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AFP
June 21, 2021

Nine children among 10 killed in storm-lashed Alabama crash

AFP
June 21, 2021

MIAMI: Nine children and an adult were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on an Alabama highway as heavy storm slashed the south eastern US state, a county coroner confirmed on Sunday.

Saturday´s crash on an interstate highway near the city of Greenville involved at least 15 vehicles and may have been caused by aqua planing under heavy rains, Butler County coroner Wayne Garlock told AFP .

The dead included a father and daughter rinan SUV, and eight occupants of a van carrying children from a county-run "girls ranch" that included foster children, local media reported.—AFP