Truck crushes 10 women to death, others injured at Imo market


A tragic scene played out at Nkwommiri market in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State when a truck skidded into the area and crushed ten people to death and injured others.

A report by the Nation revealed that the truck which lost its brakes while descending from Anara road towards Orlu rammed into the market on Saturday May 1, and reportedly crushed 10 women to death.


The women, who were trading by the roadside, were crushed into a nearby river.

An eyewitness revealed that the community was working with government officials to rescue those trapped.


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