Police: 23 die, 22 injured in Niger ghastly crash

Police: 23 die, 22 injured in Niger ghastly crash

The Nigerian Police say their investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terrorist groups are receiving support from some Nigerians.

The Niger Police Command says 23 people lost their lives when a fully loaded truck with dozens of cows and 45 people left the road and somersaulted into a bush.


The accident occurred around 5 a.m. along the Bokani-Makera highway in the Mokwa local government area of ​​the state, according to Police Commissioner Adamu Usman, who confirmed the accident to journalists in Minna, the Monday.

Usman said the truck, with registration BBJ 666 XA, was coming from Dadin Kowa, Kebbi state, en route to Lagos when the incident occurred, explaining that the bodies of the deceased and the other 22 who sustained injuries of varying degrees. transferred to Mokwa General Hospital for autopsy and treatment, respectively.

Usman, who attributed the accident to the driver’s loss of control, lamented that drivers did not obey traffic rules and regulations.

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