8 students of Madonna University are reported to have lost their lives after being burned to death during a road accident in Ebonyi state.
Dockaysworld gathered that the bus had been transporting the students from Port Harcourt to Taraba when the accident happened at TTC/Special Science School junction along the trans-Saharan road in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State.
The incident happened on Saturday, Feb. 18 ahead of the forthcoming general elections. One of the victims has been identified as Grace Usman Ezra.
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A number of the travelers survived as they jumped out of the crashed vehicle but suffered various degrees of injuries.
A hospital staff took to Twitter to reveal that many of the victims are in the burns unit or the Accident and Emergency unit at the Alex Ekwueme Teaching Hospital and are “in pains.”
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