At lease twenty-two (22) passengers have been confirmed dead while eleven (11) others injured after a ghastly Katsina road accident.
Eye9ja reports that the fatal accident occurred along Kankia-Danja road in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State.
While reacting to the Katsina road accident, the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Abubakar Usman confirmed the tragic revealing that the crash involved two J5 buses carrying about 36 passengers, mostly women and children.
He said: “22 persons were burnt to death, 11 severely injured in the crash and three others came out unhurt when the two vehicles burst into flames.”
An eyewitness, Shafi’u Suleiman, in a similar vein said those involved in the crash, included a bride, her friends and some married women and children who were escorting her to her marital home.
Usman added that efforts were still ongoing to ascertain their identities, adding that the victims have taken to General Hospital in Malufashi for treatment.
He further stated the remains of those burnt beyond recognition have buried.