Monday, 29 April 2013
Family of 7 perish in road accident in Katsina
Katsina-Kano road, around Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina state.
Confirming the tragic incident, the state Police Command Spokes
Person,DSP Aminu Sadiq said the accident occurred at about 8pm when a
Peugeot car from Katsina and a Honda Civic car coming from Kano had a
head-on collision at Lambar-Rimi town.
He added that five persons died on the spot, while two infants later
died and four others sustained various degrees of injuries.
"Those who sustained injuries were rushed to the Katsina General
Hospital for medical treatment," the Police Chief noted.
Mr. Sadiq, who said the police was investigating the cause of the
accident, advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and
regulations to reduce road accidents.
It was gathered that the dead were said to be members of the family of
one Abashe Sarkin-Kasuwa of Kankia Local Government Area of the state.
They have since been buried according to Islamic injunction in Kankia,
their home town.