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  A total of 37 people were killed on Tuesday after two buses collided head on in Nigeria s northeastern Borno state traffic police said Utten Boyi sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Borno told reporters that the buses caught fire after the collision on the Maiduguri Damaturu highway Boyi attributed the accident to speeding and said the two buses were moving in opposite directions but one of them lost control skidded out of its way and collided with the other The official said that a mass burial for the victims will take place on Wednesday as the police already obtained a court order in this regard Fatal road accidents are frequently reported in Nigeria often caused by overloading poor road conditions and reckless driving Xinhua
Bus collision kills 37 in northeastern Nigeria

Utten Boyi

– A total of 37 people were killed on Tuesday after two buses collided head-on in Nigeria‘s northeastern Borno state, traffic police said.

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Utten Boyi, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Borno, told reporters that the buses caught fire after the collision on the MaiduguriDamaturu highway.

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Boyi attributed the accident to speeding and said the two buses were moving in opposite directions, but one of them lost control, skidded out of its way and collided with the other.

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The official said that a mass burial for the victims will take place on Wednesday, as the police already obtained a court order in this regard.

Fatal road accidents are frequently reported in Nigeria, often caused by overloading, poor road conditions, and reckless driving. ■

(Xinhua)

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