Wednesday 10 February 2016

Four #Catholic #nuns killed in Cross River auto crash

Four reverend sisters of the Catholic Church were killed in autocrash along the Nkarasi/Alok axis of the Ikom/Ogoja highway in Cross River State on Tuesday, The Nation gathered Wednesday.

Two other reverend sisters, who were critically injured, were rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Ikom.

The six reverend sisters were in a Toyota Sienna car from Ogoja local government area to Biase local government, when the unfortunate incident occurred, it was learnt.

The vehicle was driven by one of the Sisters.

An eyewitness said the accident occurred when a truck carrying soft drinks lost control and veered into their lane causing a head on collision.

Also on Monday a truck filled with granite lost control along 8 Miles in Calabar and veered off the road, killing four people.

Another unfortunate accident occurred along the Beebobsco axis of the Murtala Mohammed Highway in Calabar on Tuesday, when a bus caught fire killing one man.

An eye witness said the bus suddenly caught fire, but all the passengers managed to escape, except the ill-fated man, who was believed to have a bad led and sitting close to the petrol tank.

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