13 killed, 70 injured in Katsina road accident

Thirteen people have been reportedly killed and 70 others injured as a result of a road accident along Kaita-Dankama Road in Katsina State.

An eyewitness explained that a truck that conveyed the victims left Dankama town on Thursday night for Lagos State with most of the passengers from Niger Republic.

The eyewitness disclosed that other victims who sustained various degrees of injury have been taken to various hospitals in the state, they include; General Hospital Katsina, Federal Medical Centre and Amadi Rimi Orthopedic Hospital, Channels reports.

He also noted that 70 sheep were killed in the accident.

Meanwhile, a delegation from the Katsina State Government has been sent to attend the funeral prayers of the deceased at Dantakum Graveyard in Katsina metropolis after which, funeral prayers led by Imam Yahaya were conducted.

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