39 feared dead in Minna-Suleja road accident

A ghastly road accident along Minna-Suleja highway yesterday left atleast 39 people dead and 66 others in a critical condition. An eyewitness account revealed that the accident involved a Toyota truck with registration Number XA551 BMG. According to the report, the vehicle was traveling to Minna from Katsina state with well over 200 passengers, most of them labourers, who were in search of menial jobs in the Niger state capital. The accident, it was gathered, occurred at a slope along Suleja ...
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Added February 25, 2011
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