Eight die, others injured in Jigawa auto crash

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8 persons died in an auto crash involving a Volkswagen Golf car on Kano-Birninkudu road, Birninkudu in Birninkudu Local Government Area of Jigawa on Sunday.
Angus Ibezim, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety in the state, confirmed the incident.
Mr Ibezim said that the incident which occurred at about 6:55 a.m; was caused by tyre burst, adding that all the victims were taken to the Federal Medical Centre Birninkudu for treatment.
He however pointed out that the car, which was supposed to carry five passengers, was conveying 10 passengers.
He advised motorists to desist from speeding and overloading and using second hand tyres under whatever circumstances.

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