Auto Crash Claims 11 In Jigawa

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At least 11 persons have been confirmed dead following a fatal road accident at Kwanar Gujungu town in Jigawa state.

The Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Lawan Shiitu Adam, confirmed the incident in a statement, a copy of which was made available to PUNCH Online on Sunday.

He said the accident happened on Saturday when a Honda LE and a Golf Wagon had a head-on collision as a result, all eleven persons in both vehicles lost their lives on the spot.

“The accident happened on Saturday when a Honda L.E ash in colour with registration number NSR 469 AE conveying five passengers from Kano heading to Balangu town Kafin Hausa LGA and a Golf Wagon with registration number AUY 292 XA conveying four passengers from Gujungu heading to Taura LGA had a head-on collision as a result all eleven persons died.

“On receipt of the report, a team of Police personnel from the Motor Traffic Department, Taura Divisional Police Headquarters, rushed to the scene and conveyed the corpses to the General Hospital, where they were confirmed dead by a medical doctor,” he said.

He said the Commissioner of Police, AT Abdullahi had on behalf of the command condoled the family of the deceased and prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive their shortcomings.



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