Zamfara: 10 Killed, 45 injured in Road Accident


By Our Reporter

No fewer than 10 passengers have been reportedly killed and 45 others injured in a fatal accident in Zamfara State.

Mohammed Shehu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state confirmed this in a statement on Sunday.

He explained that the incident occurred on Saturday evening along the Kasuwar Daji – Gusau Road in the state.

“On 18th April 2020 at about 2100hours, a trailer vehicle conveying passengers and goods from Kasuwar Daji Market involved in a fatal accident.

“Ten (10) persons died on the spot while 45 others sustained injuries and were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau for treatment,” the statement said.

Shehu noted that the bodies of the dead passengers have been deposited in the morgue at the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau and would be handed over to their relations for burial.

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