Scores died as 2 tippers collide head-on in Katsina
No fewer than nine people had reportedly died in a ghastly accident involving two tippers conveying sand in the early morning hours of Thursday, Katsina Post learned.
The accident occurred around ‘Yar Gamji village along Katsina – Dutsin-ma road.
According to local sources, all the passengers in both the tippers died except the drivers who are in critical condition nursing various degrees of injuries and receiving medical attention.
The locals confide to Katsina Post that the road was temporarily closed due to the accident before the victims were evacuated in the early hours of Thursday.
The Katsina Police command and Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps are yet to issue any statement regarding the unfortunate incident.