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10 passengers, 30 cows die as trailer loaded with cattle crashes in Katsina

No fewer than ten passengers and 30 cows have been reportedly killed when a trailer misplaced management and crashed at Gora village in Malumfashi LGA of Katsina State, early hours of Thursday.

The trailer, closely loaded with cows and passengers, was mentioned to be heading to Warri, Delta State, when it misplaced management at a pointy bend in Gora and somersaulted a bit of after 12:00 am on Thursday.

NAIJATABLOID gathered that at the very least,10 passengers and 30 cows died whereas scores of others have been injured within the accident.

A member of the neighborhood the place the accident occurred, revealed that bulk of the victims concerned within the crash have been from Kaita LGA of Katsina State and their households have been notified of the event.

Based on him, “The injured victims within the accident are presently being handled on the Malumfashi Common Hospital.”

Whereas confirming the report, the Public Relations Officer of Federal Roads Security Corps (FRSC) within the state, Abubakakar Usman, mentioned, “It was a lone crash that occurred round 00:10 hours on Thursday at Gora Ward of Malumfashi Native Authorities Space, involving a trailer with registration quantity KTN 495 XA, which was over laden with animals and passengers, heading to southern Nigeria however misplaced management when it acquired to a pointy bend and somersaulted. We’re but to substantiate the variety of those who died there, however based on eyewitnesses and our males on rescue, 30 cows have been killed.”

He, nevertheless, mentioned the variety of those that died within the accident was but to be confirmed however will revert as quickly as he has the small print. Supply: DailyPost

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