No fewer than 10 members of a family have died in a road accident along the Kaduna-Kachia highway while returning from a wedding in Kano State.
The tragic accident happened near a village called Makyelli near Idon on their way to Kachia town around 5 pm on Sunday.
The victims, all male, were family members, among which were married men.
It was gathered that the vehicles had a head-on collision with a lorry conveying firewood which led to their death.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Sector Commander, Zubairu Mato confirmed the incident, attributing the accident to a dangerous overtake which led to the driver losing control.
According to him, the Gulf car was overloaded at the time of the accident. He said among the victims were 8 adults and two children.