Sallah tragedy:10 die in Kwara road crash




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An 18-seater commercial bus crashed yesterday Kwara, killing 10 passengers, as Muslim faithful celebrated Eid el-Kabir.

accident happened around Iyemoja Olooru-Okolowo area of Ilorin-Jebba Expressway Moro local area.


Federal Safety Corps (FRSC) blamed it on reckless driving.

Sector Commander of Corps Jonathan Owoade said victims of crash suffered various degrees of fracture.

He gave the registration number of the commercial vehicle as LND 742XK, saying the rescue team took the injured persons Ayo , Okolowo and the state , Ilorin for medical attention.

The FRSC boss also said the bodies were deposited at the morgue of , Ilorin.

He commended the police for effort at the incident scene.

He also cautioned drivers against speeding, urging them obey traffic regulations and be mindful of users.

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