About 22 people embarked on what turned out to be their very last journey on earth as the bus they boarded was involved in a fatal auto crash in Misau – a community in Bauchi State, on Friday, August 9, 2019.
Naijauto gathered that the crash which involved an Opel Vectra truck and a J5 bus along Sade road was a head-on collision, causing a fire explosion that burnt the deceased to death.
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Confirming the incident, Abdulrazar Najumu, Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander in Bauchi State, said that the accident occurred around 9:30pm on Friday.
Also confirming the incident was Kamal Abubakar, Bauchi State Command Police Public Relations Officer, who stated that families of the deceased were able to recognize 19 corpses with the use of the passengers’ manifest they filled before boarding the bus. According to him, the deceased were given a mass burial on Saturday in Darazo – a local government in Bauchi State.
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