21, including schoolchildren, die in Enugu auto crash

 21, including schoolchildren, die in Enugu auto crash


ENUGU— No fewer than 21 persons, including schoolchildren, have been crushed to death in Agwu, Enugu State, on their way from school.

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The pupils were of the Presentation Nursery and Primary School, Awgu, operated by the Catholic Diocese of Awgu, Enugu State.

They were crushed when a truck belonging to a construction firm rammed into the school bus when it failed break.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident and attributed it to a mechanical fault.

It was learned that the deaths included nursery primary and secondary school children. The bus was carrying a total of 52 people, including teachers.