Nothing less than 22 persons have reportedly died and scores injured in a ghastly motor accident along Kware-Gwadabawa road in Sokoto state on Sunday 29th of October.
The accident was reported to have involved a truck and a Toyota Sporadic vehicle conveying a newly wedded bride and some members of her family occurred around 8pm.
According to eyewitness accounts, the truck was coming from Illela local government area of Sokoto when one of its tyres busted and as such rammed into the Spora which was coming from Kware local government, leading to loss of lives, mostly women, children and elderly people.
Spokesperson for the State Police Command, Ibrahim Abrass put the death toll at 22 while 13 sustained injuries. He said that the number of the death could be more as some of the dead bodies were taken away by their relatives before the arrival of the police.
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