Three policemen and others burnt to death in a bullion van accident in Kebbi State

Three policemen and others burnt to death in a bullion van accident in Kebbi State

Three police officers and three others were confirmed dead as a result of an inferno involving a bullion van and five other motorcycles in Kebbi State.

This deadly accident occurred on Tuesday, September 27, along the Argungu-Birnin Kebbi road, when a vehicle conveying jerry cans containing petrol collided with a bullion van.

According to Nafiu Abubakar, the Kebbi State police spokesman, the accident occurred when a Carina E car, carrying jerry cans of PMS, was suspected of running away from the officials of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) patrol team from Birnin Kebbi.

He said, β€œOn getting to Jeda village, the Carina E car had a head-on collision with the Bullion van, as a result, bursting into flames and consumed three other cars”.

Meanwhile, a total of 5 vehicles and a motorcycle were burnt to ashes, including 6 people, 3 police officers, and 3 others. While 5 other people and 3 police officers were severely injured.

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