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At least 13 people killed in road accident in northern Nigeria

LAGOS, 2nd April, 2022 (WAM) -- At least 13 people died in an accident in Nigeria's north-western state of Jigawa on Friday, German news agency (dpa) quoted a police spokesperson as saying.

Jigawa state police spokesperson Lawan Shiisu Adam told dpa that the accident involved a cattle truck that was carrying livestock and several passengers.

The vehicle overturned after the driver lost control, killing 13 passengers while many others were injured, he said of the accident that occurred on Friday morning.

Some of the people sustained serious injuries, he said.


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