Nigeria: Truck fell on bus, at least 13 dead

At least 13 people were killed in when a truck collided on a parked bus and a fire broke out which spread to adjacent vehicles, in a Kogi state market. In an announcement issued by authorities today, it is clarified that the accident occurred late Sunday afternoon on a market in the city of Obajana, Nigeria. The truck driver allegedly lost control due to brake failure, resulting in the heavy vehicle rushing into a parked bus and a fire spreading to adjacent vehicles. Twelve passengers on the bus – five men, three women and four children – died, and a cyclist who was at the scene was also killed. Two wounded were injured in a nearby hospital.