Auto crash: 12 passengers burnt  to death in Kano


Auto crash: 12 passengers burnt  to death in Kano


By Abdulgafar Oladimeji


12 passengers travelling in a commercial vehicle  were on Monday burnt to death in an auto crash that occurred along Kano- Kaduna expressway.


According to eyewitness accounts the ugly incident occurred around 3pm  at Tsamawa Town in Garun Mallam , local government council,  Kano state.


Conforming the  auto crash, spokesman , Kano state Fire Service,  Saminu Yusuf said  “today being Monday 28 February 2022, our fire station at Kura LGA received emergency call at about 15:00hrs from one Isah  Mai Fetur, who  reported  a  road accident / fire🔥 at Tsamawa  Town in  Garun  Malam  Local Government Area.


“our men from Kura reached the area at about 15:12hrs and  found that, two commercial vehicles  a Haice  bus collided with J5   and all with unknown registration numbers were  engulfed by fire,  12 people were  involved, 11 from the  Haice bus which is headed from Zaria road to Kano, and 1 person inside  the J5 which is headed  from Kano to Kaduna.


“All victims rescued unconscious and found dead by the fire incident and we cannot identified their names and  age ,  due to the fire incident..” Saminu confirmed to journalists..


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