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UPDATE ON AKUNGBA ACCIDENT: 8 BODIES EVACUATED AS RESCUE EFFORTS CONTINUE – POLICE

Ondo State Police Public Relation Officer ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said eight bodies have been recovered from the scene of the accident that occurred around 6pm occurred near the entrance gate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West local
government area.
Ikoro explained further that efforts were on to search recover other trapped victims who had been stuck inside some of the shops.
The accident was said to have occured when a truck coming from Obajana in Kogi State lost control and rammed into some shops and crushed both students and traders
Sources revealed that 12 dead bodies have been taken to the mortuary while others were still in the rubble and heap of cement.
It was gathered that many of the vicitms were in the shops transacting business.
According to a source “The truck caused the accident due to break failure. The driver lost control and the truck rammed into the shops.
“The incident caused traffic gridlock at the busy road as many of the vehicles were held for hours in the town

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