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33 Killed In Nigerian Bus Crash

Posted by By VOA News on 2007/09/09 | Views: 658 |

33 Killed In Nigerian Bus Crash


Authorities say a fiery, head-on collision of two buses has killed 33 people in northwestern Nigeria.

Authorities say a fiery, head-on collision of two buses has killed 33 people in northwestern Nigeria.

Witnesses reported one of the buses tried to avoid an animal on the road and drove into the path of the second bus. The collision caused one of the buses to burst into flames.

The crash happened Friday on a busy road between the cities of Gusau and Sokoto in northwestern Nigeria.

Road accidents frequently claim large numbers of lives in Nigeria, where a crumbling road network and poorly maintained vehicles are common.

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Abieyuwa(Edo, Nigeria)says...

Otasowie means evening life is better than morning life. There is an error in your “evening life is better than evening life”?

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Naija g(Houston, Minnesota, US)says...

Sokari doesn’t mean joy. Joy is Biobela. Go to the village and ask the meaning of the name.

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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.