Police in Kebbi State have said that six persons died in a accident involving a Bullion Van and another car.
The Police Commissioner, Ahmed Magaji Kontagora who hinted this in a release said the casualties included three policemen attached to billion van of a commercial bank.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)KebbiNafiu Abubakar said accident happened along Argungu.
According to him,”on the 27th September, 2022, there was a fatal motor vehicle accident/fire incident along Argungu/Birnin Kebbi road, involving a Bank Bullion van belonging to Eco Bank and four other motor vehicles and a motor cycle.
“The accident occurred when a Carina E car, carrying jerricans of PMS was suspected to have been pursued by a Nigeria Custom Service patrol team from Birnin Kebbi.
“On getting to Jeda village, the Carina E car had a head on collusion with the Bullion van, as a result, bursting into flames and consumed three other cars. Consequently, a total of five vehicles and one motorcycle burnt to ashes, six people including three Policemen also died in the inferno, while five other people, three policemen sustained various degree of injuries and were rushed to Federal Medical Center, Birnin Kebbi, for medical attention.