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Six die in Bauchi auto crash



At least six persons were confirmed dead in an auto crash along the Jama’are-Azare road in Bauchi on Sunday.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Yusuf Abdullahi the Sector Commander, who confirmed the accident to journalists on Monday, said 15 others were seriously injured in the crash that occurred at Kwanan Digiza village on Sunday morning.

He said a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to the Kano Line transport company was involved in the lone accident.

Abdullahi said: “There was a crash yesterday (Sunday) involving a Kano line commercial vehicle and six people lost their lives to the crash. The six people that died were all females.”

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“The crash was caused by speed violation. A total of 21 persons were involved in the crash, including four males, 14 females, one male child, and two female children.

“Among the 15 injured persons were four males, eight females, one male child, and two female children.

“The injured and the corpses had been taken to the Jama’are General hospital for treatment and confirmation.”

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