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Two soldiers killed in Lagos auto crash


At least three people, including two soldiers, lost their lives in a ghastly car accident in Lagos State on Friday.

According to a statement released by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, a female citizen also lost her life in the crash.

However, two other male victims survived the crash with injuries and have been taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

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“The Agency responded to an accident that occurred between a truck and a Mitsubishi saloon car with reg no. RNG396AA.

“Further investigation revealed that the truck was driving the wrong way and made a head-on collision with a car.

“Unfortunately, out of the four occupants of the car, two male Nig. Army soldiers and one female citizen lost their lives to the fatal clash while the last male adult was treated by LASAMBUS and taken to the hospital.

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“The fatalities have been bagged while waiting for military pick up and SEHMU.

“The vehicle has also been recovered from the road with the agency’s light tow truck and handed over to the Meiran Police Station,” the statement read.