Twenty people, including children, were burnt to death after a public mini-bus collided with a car on a highway in northern Nigeria, the road safety agency said today.
The accident was caused by a speed violation.
A driver was injured, 20 were killed and burnt to ashes, the Bauchi state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps said in a statement.
In Africa’s most populous nation, many roads are poorly maintained and riven with potholes, leading to accidents that claim dozens of lives every year. END.