Adamawa - A commercial bus belonging to Adamawa state transport company ran over and crushed to death 17 Islamic madrasah pupils known 'Almajirai'.
The victims were said to be swimming in a stream at Gorundo village in Gassol local government area of Taraba state when the driver of the bus lost control and ran into them in the stream killing the 17 almajirais on the spot.
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Several others also sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to the Mutum Biyu Referral hospital for treatment.
The chairman Gassol local government council, Tukura Bashiru confirmed the incident.
Source: Daily Trust
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