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At least 7 die, 2 injured in Niger auto crash

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At least 7 die, 2 injured in Niger auto crash-TopNaija.ng

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No fewer than seven persons on Thursday died in an accident that occurred on Lambata-Minna road.

According to report, the Niger Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps said two other persons sustained different degrees of injuries.

He said the accident, which occurred at about 7am. in Dagibe village, involved a Mazda car with registration number CRC 686 XN and a Volkswagen Golf saloon car with registration number KTU 506 BK.

“Nine people were involved in the mishap; seven were killed and 2 sustained injuries. They were taken to Federal Medical Centre, Gawun Babangida, and the corpses deposited at Sabon Wuse Mortuary”, he said.

The sector commander blamed the accident on fatigue and loss of control.

He advised motorists to exercise caution and adhere strictly to speed limits to avoid crashes.


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