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10 killed In Auto Crash

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

Ten people have lost their lives in an auto crash on the Kasuwar Daji-Gusau road in Zamfara State.

The accident said to have occurred as a result of reckless driving involved a truck conveying passengers and goods to occurred on Saturday.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu made this known in a statement on Sunday.

The statement said; “A truck conveying passengers and goods from the Kasuwar Daji Market was involved in a fatal accident, in which 10 persons died on the spot, while 45 others sustained injuries and were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, for treatment.”

Corpses of the deceased had been deposited in the mortuary of the FMC while those injured are being treated at the hospital.

He further said their remains would be released to the relations for burial.

The PPRO appealed to members of the general public, especially drivers of commercial vehicles, to refrain from reckless driving and obey all traffic rules and regulations.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Usman Nagogo, commiserated with the families of the deceased and prayed to God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable losses.

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