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12 people burnt to death in Kano auto crash

By Murtala Adewale, Kano
02 March 2022   |   4:10 am
No fewer than 12 people were burnt to death in a ghastly auto crash, which occurred on Monday along Kano-Zaria highway in Kano.

No fewer than 12 people were burnt to death in a ghastly auto crash, which occurred on Monday along Kano-Zaria highway in Kano.
 
Spokesperson for Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Yusuf, in a statement, yesterday, said the incident, which involved two commercial buses, occurred at Tsamawa town in Garun Mallam Local Council of the state, about 40 kilometers away from the capital city.
   
He said: “The accident occurred when a Hiace bus collided with a J5 bus. The vehicles later burst into flames leaving no survivors.
 
“Our men from Kura reached the area at about 15:12 hours and found that two commercial vehicles, a Hiace bus and J5 bus, all with unknown registration numbers, collided and were engulfed in fire.
 
“12 people were involved in the accident, 11 from the Hiace bus which was coming from Zaria to Kano and one person inside the J5, heading towards Kano.

“All recovered victims were unconscious and found dead. Their names and ages were unidentified.”