By Uzair Adam Imam
An auto crash in Kano has led to the death of at least 18 persons, a development that brought tears to the eyes of their loved ones and relatives.
The traumatic incident reportedly occurred along Kano-Ringim Road in the Gabasawa local government area of the state.
The sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ibrahim Abdullahi, had confirmed the journalists about the accident.
He stated that the accident involved a total of 35 passengers in two buses, out of which 18 were burnt beyond recognition while 12 others sustained serious injuries.
“We received a call about the accident at about 8:35 p.m. on Friday and dispatched our personnel to the scene to rescue the victims,’’ Abdullahi said.
He further stated that some of the deceased were given mass burial at the accident scene, and others were handed over to their relatives.
Ibrahim said the injured victims were taken to Murtala Muhammad General Hospital, Kano.