Nigeria's "Calabar Carnival" is known as the largest street party in Africa. It has been held since 2004 and attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists throughout December every year.
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[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Yesterday (27th) in Calabar, a port city in southern Nigeria, a drunk-driving car rushed into the scene of a carnival parade and crashed into the crowd, killing 14 and injuring 24.
According to the "BBC" report, the Calabar Carnival (Calabar Carnival) reappeared after 2 years of suspension due to the epidemic. Yesterday, a parade of locomotive convoys was held. Many riders and local celebrities dressed up on the road. Other vehicles were prohibited from entering, but a man who was drunk drove into the scene and rammed tourists and parade convoys, killing 14 people and injuring 24 others.
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The local police said that the drunk driving man had been arrested; the local governor immediately stopped the parade to investigate why the car broke through the heavy control and crashed into the scene. As for other parades in the future, they will be held as usual.
The Calabar Carnival is known as the largest street party in Africa. It has been held since 2004 and attracts a large number of local and foreign tourists throughout December every year.
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