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Fuel Tanker Accident In Abuja Killed 10 People: Kaduna Truck Crushed Bus Passengers To Death In Zuba

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Fuel Tanker Accident In Abuja Killed 10 People: Kaduna Truck Crushed Bus Passengers To Death In Zuba

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July 15, 2013 – Fuel Tanker Accident In Abuja Killed Over 10: Kaduna Truck Crushed Bus Passengers To Death In Zuba

At least 10 people died in a tragic truck accident that happened in Zuba on Saturday.

According to eyewitnesses, the driver of a fuel tanker coming from Kaduna at night lost control after an apparent break failure at Zuba.

We learnt the truck crashed into a BRT bus and commercial motorcycles who were picking up passengers beside the road.

Many vehicles were involved; BRT bus popularly known as (El-Rufai), Toyota Sienna , 18-seater Passenger bus and a Toyota Carina. The tanker hit all the vehicles at the same time and many people died on the spot.

Those who sustained injuries were taken to undisclosed hospitals in Gwagwalada. As at the time of this report the wreckage of all vehicles that were involved were still trapped under the tanker. But the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has put the number of the dead at 6 while those who sustained injuries at 16.

Who else is safe in this country without rules and regulations especially for fuel tankers.

May the souls of the victims rest in peace.



  1. iron bar

    July 15, 2013 at 6:05 PM

    the tanker driver should be stopped at various entry points..most of them drunk wth liquor under their seats..road safety shld pull them over for routine checks and posting speed limits and vehile in full functioning capacity..most of their headlights are not brighter than a torch light and one headlight might be should be fellow compatriots

  2. tinto

    July 15, 2013 at 6:06 PM

    if only bribe taking officials will do their job honsetly,,most road mishap would be prevented

  3. flozywhite

    July 15, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    O Lord comfort the bereave.

  4. Adaku

    July 15, 2013 at 9:22 PM

    Is very bad may God help us in this country

  5. Pelumi

    July 16, 2013 at 5:28 AM

    Is only in Jesus we can c joy wen we enter d kingdom of God, bt dis world, is full of evil and sorrow everyday, Bokoharam nd road accidents is enemy of dis country dat kills faster. Brethren seek eternal lif b4 it 2 late

  6. nasiru adamu

    July 16, 2013 at 11:19 AM

    may all mighty Allah guide us and protect us

  7. Mark

    December 19, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    May those souls rest in peace.

    It’s really sad to see an accident like that especially when someone lost their lives because of the accident.

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