The Namibian Police Force in the Kavango West Region has indicated that 10 people died in an accident on Friday at Simanya village, situated about 15 kilometres outside of Nkurenkuru. The Namibia press agency quotes the police as saying the deceased were traveling in Nissan and Toyota sedans when the two vehicles collided head-on and caught fire. Muronga said two people were removed from the vehicles but one of them died on the scene, while the other was rushed to the hospital. The police further said both drivers have been identified but their next of kin have not yet been officially informed as investigations are still underway. The identity of all deceased will be released once official identification by the families has been completed.