Nigeria, Nov. 22 -- No fewer than 25 persons were killed in an auto crash at Takalafia, a village along Yawuri Expressway, in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State.

The crash involved a DAF articulated vehicle said to be overspeeding and subsequently lost control around 3 a.m. on Tuesday.

The FRSC Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the accident in a statement issued in Abuja.

Mr Kazeem explained that the accident involved 29 people, comprising 20 male adults, four female adults, and five male children.

He said the injured victims were evacuated to Kontagora General Hospital, for immediate medical attention, adding that the dead were deposited in the mortuary of the same Hospital in Niger State.

Meanwhile, the Nige...