Tragedy struck in Sabon Garin Shagari village at Sandamu local government area of Katsina State where 21 people died during an accident.
It was gathered that the accident, which occurred late yesterday evening, involved a Passat Volkswagen vehicle and a bus.
While the bus was conveying passengers from Kano, the Passat was conveying Rice from Daura to Kano.
Eyewitnesses said that the accident was caused by head-on-collision involving the two vehicles both of which were coming from opposite directions.
“The driver of the Passat was attempting to overtake a truck and suddenly he bumped into the bus which was coming from Kano.
“Obviously due to high speed, the two vehicles went up in flames almost immediately and the entire occupants of the vehicles were burnt beyond recognition,” an eyewitness said.
According to our source, the bus was conveying 20 passengers including the driver while the Passat vehicle was conveying only the driver.