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Rescuers have been searching for bodies since Sunday

Rescuers have been searching for bodies since the accident Sunday

At least 17 people were killed in Morocco when floodwaters overturned their bus in the southeast of the country. On Monday, authorities revised the toll.

Rescuers have been searching for bodies since the accident Sunday when the bus flipped on a bridge in a valley near the city of Errachidia, authorities said.

They said a further 29 passengers, with various injuries but in “stable” condition, had been transferred to a hospital in Errachidia.

Rescuers were continuing their search.

Morocco has been hit by violent storms this summer, sparking flash flooding in its mountainous interior.

At the end of August, a flood-hit a football pitch killing eight people in the southern region of Taroudant.

And in July, 15 people were killed in a landslide caused by flash floods on a road south of Marrakesh.

Floods are common in the North African country. In 2014, they killed around 50 people and caused considerable damage.

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