AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna
No fewer than seven policemen have been reported killed in a motor accident involving police special forces along the Kaduna-Zaria highway on Sunday evening.
Eye witnesses said the crash occurred around 4:30pm close to Jaji Military Cantonment when a speeding 18-seater bus with kitted and rifled policemen somersaulted.
Our correspondent could not ascertain where the Policemen were coming from but learnt they were heading towards Zaria from Kaduna when the accident happened.
An eyewitness said: “It was a terrible accident because I counted about seven bodies of policemen in the middle of the road. Two were seriously injured while others survived.”
Public Relations Officer, PPRO of Kaduna Police Command, ASP Muhammed Jalige told journalists the Command has sent a team of policemen to the scene to find out what actually happened.