Bandits Didn’t Kill 16 Travellers On Abuja-Kaduna Highway – Police

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A police report has said that bandits didn’t kill 16 travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

Bandits Didn’t Kill 16 Travellers On Abuja-Kaduna Highway – Police
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The police command in Kaduna State has debunked the story going the rounds on social media that gunmen killed 16 travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway on Tuesday as fake.

According to a report by NAN, Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, said in a statement on Friday that on Tuesday, Dec. 8, there was a lone accident on the Kaduna-Zaria Expressway involving a commercial bus conveying 19 passengers from Kano to Abuja

He explained that the driver lost control at a point at Rigachukun, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State and the bus somersaulted killing nine of the passengers while the 10 others sustained varying degrees of injuries.

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He said the victims were rushed to a hospital at Kakuri, Kaduna State, where seven other victims gave up the ghost.

He stated: “The remaining three victims are still undergoing treatment.

“We implore the general public to discontinue the attribution of this painful loss of lives to banditry.’’