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Bus collision kills 35 in northern Nigeria

Posted by AP on 2006/02/27 | Views: 777 |

Bus collision kills 35 in northern Nigeria


Thirty-five people were killed and five were injured when two buses collided head-on and caught fire in northern Nigeria at the weekend, police said on Monday.

Thirty-five people were killed and five were injured when two buses collided head-on and caught fire in northern Nigeria at the weekend, police said on Monday.

The accident occurred late on Saturday at Kwarna-Jagga in Jigawa state when a local bus, which was trying to overtake another vehicle, crashed into another bus carrying 25 people on their way to a wedding ceremony in Gombe state.

The two buses burst into flames and many of the victims were burned beyond recognition. Five other passengers were injured, most of them critically, police said.

The victims were buried on Sunday.

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Okfold(Sobe, Edo, Nigeria)says...

I want the meaning of female owan name Ekeke (Edo state)

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Toluwalase Samuel Olufemi(Ijebu, Ogun, Nigeria)says...

Authority belongs to God, once He decrees it is final and binding

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Ikponmwosa Osamede(Edo, Nigeria)says...

Your meaning of Osamede is wrong. Osamede means God has given me a crown