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20 die in Bauchi auto crash



At least 20 passengers including four children were burnt to death in a ghastly auto accident along the Bauchi-Kano road on Tuesday.

The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Yusuf Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident, said two commercial buses, a Volkswagen Golf mini-bus and Volkswagen Sharon Wagon, were involved in the accident.

He added that one person was injured in the accident.

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The FRSC official blamed the accident on violation of traffic rules.

Abdullahi said: “20 people – 11 male adults, five female adults, one male child and three female children – died in the accident. One person was injured.

“The injured victim was taken to Kafin Madaki General Hospital for treatment while all the burnt corpses were buried at Huturu Village.”

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