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Road Accident Claims 11 Lives in Edo


Agene AKHERE, Benin

No fewer than 11 persons,10 females and a male were on Thursday evening killed in a road accident that occurred at Ahor Village along the Benin Bye-pass Express Road.

Reports had it that the multiple-accident involved a Man diesel tanker with registration number NGN 40 XA and a Toyota Hiace belonging to Libra Motors No AA400 XA

It was learnt that the commercial bus carrying 16 passengers, three males and 13 females had a head on collision with the trailer after it made a u-turn to avoid running into a blockade set-up by armed robbers.

Edo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Oluwasusi Faliloli, who confirmed the accident, said corpses of the victims have been deposited at a mortuary.


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