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2 Policemen dead, 8 injured in Ondo


Two mobile policemen have lost their lives in a fatal accident along Oba-Ile Road, Akure North local government of Ondo state.

Eight others were said to have been critically injured.

Witnesses said police Hilux van somersaulted several times before hitting a pavement due to over-speeding by the driver.

Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the accident but said two of their men were lost, while other people that sustained various degrees of injuries are at the police clinic receiving treatment.

The spokesperson for the Onde Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Omotola Ogungbawo, also confirmed the development.

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