By Ahmed Rufai, Dutse
Police in Jigawa on Wednesday confirmed that 18 travellers died in an accident in the Birnin Kudu local government area of the state.
Spokesman Lawan Adam said the Hummer buses on which the passengers were riding collided head-on.
“Two 18-seater Hummer buses from opposite directions had a head-on collision, and as a result they went up in flames.
Twelve persons were burnt beyond recognition,” Adam’s statement said.
One person was being treated in hospital.