The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

22 Nigerian students die in bus-truck collision

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

LAGOS, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-two students and a driver were killed when their bus collided with a truck head-on in northern Nigeria's Bauchi-Kano road, an official said Tuesday.
Three others sustained serious injuries, said Kabir Ibrahim-Daura, spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps in Kano State.
"Of the 22 students, 12 are males while the remaining 10 are females," he said.
Nigeria is among countries with high death rates in traffic accidents, mainly due to careless driving, ...

 

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