19 Wedding Guests Lives Lost in Jigawa State Fatal Car Accident

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Nineteen wedding guests in the northern Nigerian state of Jigawa lost their liveswhen their bus lost control and burst into flames, police said on Wednesday.

According to report, the 18-seater bus was carrying 40 women and children who were returning from a wedding when their tyre burst causing it to lose track.

The crash happened on Tuesday in Gwaram Sabuwa, a village around 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the state capital Dutse.

“Nineteen people were killed in the accident and 21 others were injured,” state police spokesman Abdul Jinjiri told AFP.

Reports has it that the bus somersaulted and burst into flames, burning the victims alive.

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