Breaking News: Accident claims 10 lives on Yobe highway

FILE PHOTO: accident scene

A ghastly motor accident along Potiskum –Damturu this morning claimed the lives of 10 persons who were burnt to death.

An eye witness, Alhaji Bako, said all the 10 persons that died were passengers’ of a Volkswagen golf car travelling to Ngelzarma village in Yobe State.

“All of them died on the spot, they were in a golf vehicle that was overloaded and they hit a tanker conveying fuel to Maiduguri and their car burst into flame,” said Mr. Bako,  who lost a pregnant sister in the accident.

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps are at the venue of the accident conveying the charred remains of the victims to Damaturu Hospital.

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