12 dead, 13 injured in Zamfara auto crash

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At least 12 persons were confirmed dead and 13 others injured in an auto crash along the Gusau-Funtua Road in Zamfara on Wednesday.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps in Zamfara, Iro Danladi, who confirmed the news to journalists in Gusau, said an 18-seater bus belonging to Zamfara State Mass Transport Company and a truck were involved in the accident.

He added that the injured passengers were admitted at the General Hospital, Tsafe in Zamfara.

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The FRSC official blamed the accident on reckless driving on the part of the bus driver.

Danladi warned drivers against over-speeding, wrongful overtaking, and overloading.

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