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BORNO: 37 killed in auto crash

AT least 37 persons were killed and countless others were injured in an accident involving two 18-seater buses on the Maiduguri/ Damaturu route in Kondugua Local Government Area of Borno State.

The collision reportedly occurred yesterday about 10:00am.

Utten Iki Boyi, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Borno State, verified the occurrence and stated that he counted 37 corpses, apart from those who were burned.

“As we speak I am not myself,” he said

“We also lost five people to an accident on the same highway yesterday. This is so sad. “Boyi added.

This development is occurring hours after some passengers who were heading for Lagos from Gombe also got burnt in an accident.

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