From Desmond mgboh, Kano
Nine passengers travelling on Kano – Katsina highway have died after their vehicle  crashed and fell into Fada dam in Gwarzo Local Government Area of Kano State.
The accident which occurred on Saturday involved passengers travelling  on a Gulf wagon vehicle with an unknown registration number.
A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Service, PFS Saminu Yusif Abdullahi  said they rescued a total of 12 passengers from the dam regretting that while three were rescued alive, nine  others were taken to the Gwarzo Specialists Hospital unconscious  where they were confirmed dead by doctors.
According to him, the victims whose identities could not be verified by the service as at press time included two girls of about six months and six women aged about 48,45,42.40.35 and 28 years respectively. plus the driver
The statement quoted a witness who attested that one of the victims of the accident was still missing inside the dam.
On the possible cause of the accident, the statement explained that the crash happened after the tyre bust which caused a loss of control of the vehicle on the part of the driver.

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