Nigeria: 12 Individuals Beaten to Death in Ondo

Akure — No fewer than twelve contributors had been the day gone by overwhelmed to loss of life by a truck acknowledged to belong to Dangote firm near Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in Ondo remark.

An eyewitness told LEADERSHIP Sunday that about eight students and artisan misplaced their lives within the rupture, whereas one other scholar told our reporter that bigger than 12 contributors had been overwhelmed.

It used to be learnt that the driver of the trailer misplaced control and rammed into five retail outlets killing all individuals on the manner.

In accordance with the eyewitness, “We seen the Dangote trailer loaded with several baggage of cement heading for the retail outlets on the roadside.

“Because it used to be going, the driver have to possess misplaced control of the auto as a end result of he used to be crushing all individuals on his manner. He couldn’t stop the auto. The trailer entered four retail outlets killing all individuals I facet the retail outlets.”

Also, the trailer overwhelmed vehicles parked on the roadside beyond restore. By the time it in the end stopped, the trailer has killed many individuals and covered them with cement.

Some of us moreover sustained severe accidents. A selection of the survivors might presumably well now not stand on the feet as they had fractures. They had been rushed to the clinical institution for instantaneous clinical attention.

Confirming the incident, the Express Police Direct, acknowledged

eight bodies possess up to now been evacuated from the scene of the accident.

The Police Public Family members Officer, PPRO, Tee Leo Ikoro, disclosed that the truck used to be heading to Akure en route to Akungba when it rammed into the victims.

Ikoro acknowledged the group including FRSC had up to now introduced out eight bodies whereas having a undercover agent the characteristic to see if there had been other bodies bright.

He on the opposite hand might presumably well now not declare the change of injured of us, promising to acquire wait on to our correspondent.

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