11 Katsina youths celebrating Sallah die in auto crash

Eleven youths celebrating the Eid -El -Fitr died on Sunday in a road accident at Natsinta village along Jibiya Road, Katsina State.

The victims were reportedly crushed by a truck, which veered off its lane and overran the 504 Peugeot car they were travelling in.

Eyewitnesses said the victims had celebrated the Sallah in the Kofar Kuga area of Katsina before they left for Jibiya town with a view to joining their friends there to continue the celebration.

One of the witnesses said, “Just after the military barracks along Jibiya Road, a truck with Katsina number plate, 10B-OJKT, veered off its lane and ran over the Peugeot car.”

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