Soldiers survive terrible road accident on Friday morning

– FRSC boss reveals that the incident happened due to brake failure
– Adds that nobody died after the incident which occureed in Kano
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that about 37 soldiers were reportedly involved in an accident along Kano-Gaya road on Friday, July 15.
There were no reports of anybody losing his life during the incident when a military truck conveying soldiers was involved in the accident, but they were said to have been injured.
According to an eye witness, the incident happened between 8 and 9am while the truck was traveling to Dutse, the Jigawa state capital.
The sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kano state, Aminu Umar confirmed the incident, explaining that it happened when the military truck conveying 36 soldiers led by Major R O Alieze had a break failure.
He said: β€œIt was our rescue team in Widil that conveyed the victims to the General Hospital, Dutse where they are receiving medical attention.”
The FRSC boss however, ruled out the possibility of any of the soldiers dieing during the incident, explaining that such reprots were mere rumours.
In another development, reports from a human right group revealed that at least 1,000 Boko Haram suspects are being held in terrible conditions with about eight dying every month.
However, the Camerounian authority has not responded to the allegations.
Information has it that almost 500 have died in the violence this year in Cameroon, which borders Nigeria where the Boko Haram terrorists are located. The insurgents frequently carry out suicide attacks in Cameroon.


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