Five feared dead as pedestrian bridge collapses on taxi in Kano

Five feared dead as pedestrian bridge collapses on taxi in Kano

Sharing is caring!Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0 No fewer than 5 passengers in a cab on Sunday were reportedly killed as a pedestrian bridge unde...

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No fewer than 5 passengers in a cab on Sunday were reportedly killed as a pedestrian bridge under construction on Sheik Jafar road, Karshen Waya by Gidan mai in Kano State suddenly caved in on the moving taxi

The pedestrian bridge which is currently under construction was designed to checkmate the high rate of accident involving pedestrian at the densely populated area.

According to sources, the pedestrian bridge collapsed on the moving taxi at about 5.00 pm and it is believed that all five passengers including the driver were killed.

It was further gathered that the occupants of the cab were trapped, and it will take the assistance of a crane to remove the trapped persons from the squeezed vehicle.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the State Police Command, ASP Magaji Musa Majia stated that rescue effort was on-going to free the trapped passengers.

 

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