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16 People Dead As Hummer Bus Burst Into Flame

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16 People Dead As Hummer Bus Burst Into Flame

No less than sixteen people have lost their lives in Bauchi State after a Toyota Hummer bus ran into an articulated truck and burst into flames.

The sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, Yusuf Abdullahi, disclosed that the accident happened in Bambal village on Kano-Jama’are Road at about 7:00 pm on Sunday.

Abdullahi while speaking on the incident said, “Sixteen people were involved in the crash comprising 10 males and six females and all the people on board lost their lives to the crash.

“The Hummer bus burst into flames after it ran into the truck and no single soul survived the crash.

“Some people were burnt beyond recognition inside the Hummer bus.”

He further stated that it took the personnel of the FRSC about seven minutes to arrive at the scene of the incident.

Abdullahi attributed the accident which led to the loss of life of all the passengers to speed violation.

According to the FRSC sector commander, the corpses have been deposited in the morgue of Kiyawa General Hospital on Kano-Jama’are road for identification.

He called on motorists to always be conscious of traffic rules and regulations while plying the roads.



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