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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Lorry Converying Gravel Failed Brake And Killed 26 People At Oji-River junction, Enugu state


Twenty six persons were confirmed dead on Friday in an accident that occured at the Oji-River junction, Enugu state.

A police bulletin signed be the spokesman of the Enugu state police command, Ebere Amaraizu said the accident occurred along the old Enugu-Onitsha road.

Police said the accident “occurred when a lorry conveying gravel allegedly failed brake and lost control thereby killing people within the popular wonderful market.”

It said investigations have commenced with a view to finding out the real death toll as well as numbers of the injured as well as the likely cause of the alleged incident.