16 Die In Accident Along Kaduna Highway

Sixteen persons have been confirmed dead in an accident along Kaduna highway on Monday, an eyewitness told HumAngle.

The victims were on their way to their various workplaces in Lagos State from Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State when the incident happened.

Sani Abubakar, the Sarkin Fulanin Maiganjin, told HumAngle that the bus involved in the accident was carrying 18 passengers including the driver.

Abubakar said only two people survived the accident.

He said two among the victims were from Danbatta city, eight from Maiganjin, two from Sansan, three from Gwarabjawa, all in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, Northwest Nigeria.

He added that all the victims were youths whose ages range from 20 to 30 except one.

Sanusi Dankoro, an eyewitness, who attended the funeral prayer of the victims, told HumAngle that the tyre of the bus bursted and the driver lost control of the vehicle.

“The bus dragged the passengers and somersaulted to a nearby big ditch,” he said.

One of the two persons who survived is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital while the other escaped with no physical injury.

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Aliyu is an Assistant Editor at HumAngle and Head of the Radicalism and Extremism Desk. He has years of experience researching misinformation and influence operations. He is passionate about analysing jihadism in Africa and has published several articles on the topic. His work has been featured in various local and international publications.

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