Fifteen (15) passengers misplaced their lives on Friday as two buses burst into flames after they collided alongside the Maiduguri, Damaturu street.
The autos had been mentioned to be on high pace in line with an eyewitness, so as the cross the harmful factors had been Boko Haram militants typically got here out to assault travellers.
Confirming the incident, the Borno Sector Commander of the Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC), Mr Sanusi Ibrahim, mentioned the accident occurred close to Mainok village in Kaga Native Authorities Space of Borno state.
“I simply received the report from our unit in Beneshiek that two buses carrying 15 passengers, together with the drivers had been concerned in a deadly collision and that each one the 15 folks within the two buses died,” Ibrahim mentioned.
In keeping with the FRSC, eight of the victims had been feminine, whereas the remaining had been male.
“All of the corpses had been taken to the Basic Hospital, Beneshiek, headquarters of Kaga native authorities.
“The driving force of the bus misplaced management due to a burst tyre resulting in the collision.” He mentioned
He charged motorists to all the time observe the pace restrict and different street security rules to minimise such deadly accidents.
Drivers, who additionally commented on the accident advised newsmen in Maiduguri that until correct safety measures had been put in place alongside the Maiduguri- Damaturu street, drivers would preserve rushing.
“The street can also be in a nasty form!” Alhaji Sani, a driver mentioned.”
“We have now been attempting to keep away from coming into city late due to the happenings on this street. It’s a every day prevalence,” he mentioned.