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Truck rams into worshippers in Kano, kills 14

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Truck rams into worshippers in Kano, kills 14

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No fewer than 14 persons were killed in an auto-crash at Imawa town along the Zaria – Kano highway in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State on Friday.

State FRSC Sector Commander, Ibrahim Abdullahi, confirmed the accident to newsmen in Kano.

Abdullahi said that the accident occurred when a truck with registration number MKA 537 XN lost control and rammed into pedestrians who had just concluded Friday prayers, killing 14 of them

According to Abdullahi, “We received a distress call at about 01:50 p.m. on June 28, 2024, On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the accident.

“The FRSC is committed to road safety and urges all road users to adhere strictly to traffic regulations to prevent such avoidable tragedies.”

The sector commander extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased worshippers.

He also assured the public that efforts were ongoing to ascertain the exact circumstances surrounding the crash.

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