Many crushed to death at police checkpoint in Abia


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Not less than 18 travellers have been killed in a crash that occurred on the Umuahia-Enugu axis of the Port Harcourt Enugu Highway on Thursday morning.
According to reports, the accident occurred at a police checkpoint around the Lokpanta area of Abia State in the wee hours of Thursday.
The accident involved an 18-seater commercial bus which was at the checkpoint awaiting police clearance when a truck driver lost control and rammed into them killing the driver and all the passengers.
An eyewitness, Bananas Okereke, told newsmen that the colleagues of the bus driver and other road users have taken over the road, demanding Justice for the victims. They vowed to remain there until Governor Alex Otti visits the scene.

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