18 passengers died in a fatal road
accident yesterday Wednesday, 10th of October 2018 in Gombe state.
The victims, who were all residents of the same village of Jimin, Darazo LGA, Bauchi state, were on their way to attend a weekly market day at Dukku town of Gombe state
when the accident occurred.
The cause of the accident was not
ascertained, but witnesses at the scene partially attributed it to the bad state of the road in Dukku town.
Report has it that all the victims were family men. They leave behind their wives and children. A mass burial was held for the deceased at
the Darazo Cemetery in accordance with the Islamic injunctions.