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Auto crash claims 4 lives in Delta



Four people, allegedly transporting diesel illegally, lost their lives in an auto crash on Monday in Ughelli South Local Government area of Delta.

A witness told newsmen that the accident happened early on Monday morning at the popular Ekuigbo Junction on the East/West Road.

The witness said that the victims, transporting a “black market” diesel, were allegedly being pursued by security operatives when driver of the vehicle lost control and rammed into a stationary truck and exploded.

When contacted, DSP. Bright Edafe, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta Command, confirmed the incident to our reporter through a phone call.

“Yes, it is confirmed,” Edafe simply told NAN.

Edeki Igafe

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