Three policemen b¥rnt to de@th as cash-laden bullion van goes up in smœke.
Six people including three policemen were confirmed de@d in multiple acc#dents on along Birnin moo Kebbi/Argungu road in Kebbi State.
The accident occurred on Tuesday, September 27, when a vehicle smuggling petrol products from Birnin Kebbi collided into a bank bullion vehicle, four others and a motorcycle.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, September 28, in Birnin Kebbi.
“The accident occurred when a Carina E car, carrying jerricans of PMS, was suspected to have been pursued by a Nigeria Customs Service patrol team from Birnin Kebbi.
On getting to Jeda village, the Carina E car had a head-on collision with the Bullion van, as a result, bursting into fl@mes and consumed three other cars. Consequently, a total of five vehicles and one motorcycle were b¥rnt to ashes.
Six people including three police men also d#ed in the inferno, while five other people, three policemen sustained various degree of inj¥ries and were rushed to Federal Medical Center, Birnin Kebbi, for medical attention,”