A bloody crash along the Bauchi-Kano road has led to the death of about 12 persons. The incident took place on Thursday, June 30. Witnesses report that 11 of the victims were operatives of a popular local security outfit, called Danga Security, heading back to Bauchi from Ningi, a town about 70km away.

The Commandant of the Danga Security Outfit in Bauchi, Yusuf Hassan, who was in another vehicle, behind the one involved in the crash, said the accident occurred at about 5pm at Kafin Liman Village, along Bauchi Ganjuwa road in Ganjuwa LGA of Bauchi state.