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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Pregnant woman, 16 others die in Asaba road

A pregnant woman and 16 others were on Sunday claimed in tragic accident at Asaba-Illah road in Delta State.
It was gathered that the victims perished on the deplorable road while traveling to Abuja.
Eye witness, Jeremiah Kennedy said the vehicle with registration number AA 261 XX, bumped into a pot hole and somersaulted several times.

He said a pregnant woman and sixteen others died on the spot.
Investigation revealed that residents of Ugbolu, Illah communities under Oshimili North Local Government Area of the State have been facing challenges over the the deplorable conditions of the road.
The Asaba-Illah-Ebu-Ugbolu road, a federal road, had been neglected over the years for inexplicable reasons and had claimed several lives, especially during night fall, when unsuspecting motorists ply it.

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