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Two escape death as truck plunges into flooded road in Jigawa

Oct 4, 2022

Two people escaped death after a truck plunged into a flooded road in the Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa State on Monday night, October 3.

 

The spokesman of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, CSC Adamu Shehu, stated this in a statement issued to newsmen.

 

He said the incident happened when a truck with registration number XP361EPE, fully loaded with metal scraps, lost direction while crossing the submerged part of the Sara-Gantsa road.

 

Two escape death as truck plunges into flooded road in Jigawa

 

He said after receiving the report, the NSCDC officials rushed to the scene and succeeded in rescuing the victims.

 

Two escape death as truck plunges into flooded road in Jigawa

 

The NSCDC had warned truck and articulated vehicle drivers to desist from plying submerged roads in the state after flooding destroyed major federal and state roads in the state.