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Ten dead, seven injured in Yobe crash

Ten persons have lost their lives and seven others injured following a motor accident involving a Hummer Bus with registration number GWL350 XA and a Sharon bus with registration number XF218 GME, in Yobe State.

The incident occurred on Saturday night near Gashaka on Potiskum-Gombe Road at about 10.22pm.

According to Channels Television, the accident was confirmed by the Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Zone 12 Covering Bauchi, Yobe, and Borno states, Assistant Corps Marshal Rotimi Adeleye.

He said that the accident happened as a result of over speeding by the driver of the Sharon Bus.

Adeleye further revealed that, the corpses have been deposited at the mortuary of the Specialists’ Hospital in Potiskum, a 20 kilometer distance from the scene of the accident. Those injured have also been rushed to the hospital.

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