Pedestrian bridge collapses, kills 7 in Kano




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Kano- No fewer than seven people were killed Kano on Sunday when a pedestrian bridge at Dorayi quarters, Kano, collapsed, the state said.

The command’ Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN).

Majiya said the incident happened around 4:45 p.m. when the bridge, which was still under construction, caved and collapsed on a , which was passing underneath it.

“The workers at the site had warned motorists pass because they were working on the bridge but the driver the taxi allegedly ignored the warning.

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“So, the moment he moved; before he passed, the bridge caved in and collapsed on the vehicle, which led the seven ,’’ he said.

According him, the vehicle has since been evacuated the scene while the corpses have been deposited at a hospital morgue.

Majiya said the had also commenced investigation into the cause of the incident. (NAN)