Tragedy as train crushes trailer, tricycle


Tragedy struck in Kano on Sunday when a train conveying passengers crushed a cement trailer and a commercial tricycle, popularly known as “Keke NAPEP”.

According to eye witnesses, the incident, which occurred on Obasanjo Road in the Kano metropolis, made many people sustained varying degrees of injuries.

The eyewitnesses said they saw the trailer coming towards the rail line as the train was speeding and tried to flag down the trailer, but its driver did not notice them.

While it is yet unclear if anyone died in the accident, the injured people have been rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Hospital, Kano, for medical attention.