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Two killed in Jigawa auto crash



accident: Driver fleeing from Customs operatives kills teenager, injures many

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa Command, on Wednesday, said two persons lost their lives in an accident on the Birnin Kudu/Kano highway.

The command’s spokesperson, Yahaya Ibrahim, confirmed this to journalists in Dutse, Jigawa State capital.

Mr Ibrahim said the accident occurred at about 2.50 p.m. due to speeding and a burst tyre.

He explained that the accident involved a Volkswagen Golf car with registration number TDU 520A A, conveying 11 passengers, out of which two lost their lives, and nine others sustained varying degrees of injury.

According to him, the FRSC personnel who responded to the accident seven minutes after receipt of the information have since taken the victims to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Birnin Kudu.



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