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BREAKING: Many feared dead as train crushes Dangote truck, tricycle in Kano (+PHOTOS)



Some passengers are feared dead as a moving train crushed a Dangote cement truck and commercial tricycle in Kano.

The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at 11:30am on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses, who run businesses near the railtrack, said they saw the truck coming towards the rail line as the train was speeding.

The witnesses said they attempted to flag down the trailer but the driver didn’t notice.

“When the driver of the trailer tried to cross the rail line, the train hit the vehicle and the tricycle at the same time,” said one of the witnesses.

The witnesses said the passengers in the tricycle had been rushed to hospital unconscious, while the driver of the trailer was said to have escaped unhurt.

As at the time of filling this report, the trailer is still overturned with good Samaritans evacuating the bags of cements loaded on the truck, as security agents are present to prevent hoodlums from looting the goods.

Below are some of  the pictures from the scene of the accident :

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