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13 die in Kaduna-Kano road crash

No fewer than 13 persons were on Thursday confirmed killed in a car accident along Kaduna-Kano express way.

Several passengers also sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident involving a Kano bond Macopolo luxurious bus and four other vehicles.

It was gathered the crash occurred around a village called Jar-marmara in Ikara local government area of Kaduna.

An eye witness, who identified himself as Mallam Sani Haruna, told our correspondent: “The luxurious bus lost control and colided with four cars, in which 16 people died on the spot. The four cars were condemned.”

It was further gathered that the luxurious bus left Lagos heading to Kano on Monday evening before the crash in the early hours of Tuesday few kilometres to its destination.

Our correspondent learnt many of passengers on the luxurious bus, who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Kaduna Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, Hafiz Mohammed, confirmed the incident and the casualty figure to our correspondent.


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