by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Tragedy has occurred as seven uniform policemen reportedly lost their lives on Sunday evening along Kaduna-Zaria Road.
An eyewitness, a military person, who was close to the scene of the accident, said an 18-seater vehicle on high speed somersaulted around Jaji Military Cantonment, resulting to the tragic incident.
Although, our reporter is yet to clarify where the cops where coming from, it was however gathered that they were heading towards Zaria, from Kaduna, when the accident occurred.
According to the military person, who spoke in confidence, “It was a terrible accident because I counted about seven bodies of policemen in the middle of the road. Two were seriously injured, while some survived it.”
Contacted, the Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Muhammed Jalige, told newsmen that the Command has deployed a team of policemen to the scene to get details of what happened.