Black Sunday: Passengers Burn To Death In Commercial Bus  Fire

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By S/E Bureau Chief:

All Passengers allegedly traveling in a speeding commercial bus, were on Sunday, September 06, 2020 tragically burnt beyond recognition when their vehicle went into flames along Ihiala- Onitsha road, Anambra State.

Blank NEWS Online gathered that the vehicle had summersaulted severally following tire burst before it went went into flames and making all the passengers burn to death.

Confirming the incident, Acting Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Kamal Musa, said all the passengers on board were burnt beyond recognition along with the bus.

He said the number of casualties and the vehicle make were yet to be determined due to the intensity of the crash.

He said: “A lone fatal road traffic crash allegedly caused by tyre burst as a result of excessive speeding leading summersault and the vehicle burst into flames this evening 6th September, 2020 at opposite Omorka in Ihiala along Ihiala- Onitsha Expressway.

“Information reaching the Command states that all passengers on board were burnt beyond recognition along with the bus.

“The corpse of the only male adult who jumped out of the vehicle in the process has been deposited at the Mogue in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Ihiala.

“Meanwhile, Anambra State fire service has been contacted and FRSC rescue team from Ihiala Unit Command are on ground to ensure free flow of traffic while obstruction is being cleared.”

News Reporter
Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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