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World Nigeria: a violent collision between three buses left at least 37 dead

08:50  23 november  2022
08:50  23 november  2022 Source:   20minutes.fr

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according to the authorities, the bursting of a tire of a first bus, coupled at "excessive speed", would be the cause of the drama

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the balance sheet of an Road accident Tuesday in the Nigeria is particularly dramatic. At least 37 people were killed in a collision of several buses in the northeast of the country, the authorities announced.

The accident occurred near the city of Maiduguri, when two commercial buses came in frontal collision and ignited. A third bus then struck them, said Utten Boyi, head of the road safety agency for the Borno state.

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of "unrecognizable" victims

"The death of 37 people were confirmed, most of them were burned to the point of being unrecognizable," said Utten Boyi. The bursting of a first bus tire, coupled with an " excessive " according to the manager, is behind the tragedy.

Road accidents are frequent in Nigeria, where the state of the roads has deteriorated in recent weeks following heavy rains and floods, the worst for ten years in the country. Earlier Tuesday, 17 people were killed and four injured when their bus hit a truck near Abuja, the capital, local media reported. Nine people were drowned on Saturday when their overloaded vehicle plunged into a dam after the break -up of a tire near Kano in the north of the country, according to local officials.

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