21 Killed As Bridge Collapses In Jigawa

No fewer than 21 persons have been killed and one injured when a bridge on the Gwaram/Basirka road in Jigawa State collapsed.

The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Namadi, confirmed the incident to reporters after visiting the scene on Sunday.

Namadi said that, identification of the victims had started.

He furthemtexplained that the corpses whose identities cannot be ascertained will be moved to a mortuary in Dutse the state capital.