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Tragedy As Auto Crash Claims Ten Lives, Injures Seven In Yobe

Motor accident involving a Hummer bus with registration number GWL350 XA and a Sharon bus with registration number XF218 GME have claimed the lives of ten people, leaving seven others with different degree of injuries in Yobe State.

The horrible incident happened on Saturday night, June 2nd, near Gashaka along Potiskum-Gombe road at about 10:22pm.

The Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Zone 12 Covering Bauchi, Yobe, and Borno states, Assistant Corps Marshal Rotimi Adeleye, confirmed the incident to Channels Television.

He said, ” the accident happened as a result of overspeeding by the driver of the Sharon Bus”.

“The corpses have been deposited at the mortuary of the Specialists’ Hospital in Potiskum, a 20 kilometer distance from the scene of the accident, while those injured have also been rushed to the hospital,” he added.



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