September 28, 2021

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FRSC retrieves 3 bodies after car plunges into river in Bauchi

By Ayinde Olaide

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi, says it has recovered three corpses from a river in Gadan Tilde, along Bauchi-Jos Road, in Toro Local Government Area of the state following an accident involving a commercial vehicle on Friday.

The Sector Commander, Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Sunday that a search of the river was ongoing to ascertain the number of victims involved in the lone auto-crash.

He said the fatal accident occurred on Friday morning at about 1:00 am, after the driver of a green-coloured commercial Opel Vectra, with registration number JNN 348 NC, lost control and plunged into the river.

Abdullahi, who identified the driver of the vehicle as one Ahmad Ali, said: “We have not yet confirmed the total number of people involved. A search is still ongoing in the river and all the deceased have been buried.” (NAN)

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