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Six dead, others injured in Zamfara auto crash


Six persons died while six others were injured in an auto crash which occurred at Tazame Village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday.

The accident occurred when a Sharon bus in which the victims were travelling had a head-on collision with an articulated vehicle.

Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, Mr Iron Danladi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Friday that the bus in which the victims were travelling was heading to Sokoto from Abuja.

He said the driver of the unregistered bus was overtaking dangerously when it struck the articulated vehicle travelling from the opposite direction

Danladi added that the injured were taken to Yeriman Bakura Specialists Hospital, Gusau, for treatment while the corpses were deposited at the morgue in the same facility.