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General News of Wednesday, 9 June 2021


18 lose lives in Jigawa road accident

Scene of the accident Scene of the accident

About 18 people have lost their lives in a road accident around Birninkudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Lawal Shisu confirmed the news to journalists on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

According to him, the accident occurred around 6:30 am just 10 kilometers away from Birninkudu Local Government.

“At about 0630HRS close to FM radio before reaching Alu farms Birnin Kudu LGA, two busses had a head-on collision which resulted in an outbreak of fire among them, 12 people were burnt beyond recognition while six died instantly,” he said.

He however noted that the corpses of those that died have been deposited at the Federal Medical Center Birninkudu.

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