Dec 25, 2012 – Abuja-Lokoja-Abaji Motor Accident: Seven Nigerian Soldiers Killed, 3 Others Injured
Seven Nigerian soldiers were killed instantly while 3 other people were severely injured at about 1:30pm Nigerian time on Monday December 24, 2012 in a fatal 3-vehicle road accident that occurred at Awawa off the popular Abaji-Abuja highway. naijagists.com
According to officials of Federal Road Safety Commission, 3 soldiers died when the military truck carrying them engaged in an head-on collision with an on-coming truck.
A speeding 18-passenger Toyota coastal bus was also involved in the head-on collision.
Another accident was reported on Abaji-Lokoja highway where 3 people were killed instantly with 3 injured.
FRSC officials said N50,460 and a live goat was recovered from the motor accident scene.