• 14 bodies recovered so far as bus conveying church members to a burial plunges into a river in Ebonyi (photos/video)
  • 14 bodies recovered so far as bus conveying church members to a burial plunges into a river in Ebonyi (photos/video)

    Tragedy struck in Ivo local government area in Ebonyi state on Friday night, September 18, after a bus conveying 32 persons to a burial, plunged into Akaeze-Ukwu River in the local government area.

    Spokesperson of the state police command, Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said 14 bodies have so far been recovered while efforts are being made to recover the rest. She said the 14 corpses that have been recovered comprise of seven male and seven female.



    Odah said among the five victims rescued was the driver of the said 608 coaster bus with Reg no. UKP 78 XA Mr Nwaonu Chinedu a native of IKWO LGA of the State. She said one of the deceased person was a female whose body was recovered shortly after the ithe victim who died yesterday is a female who is yet to be identified.



    “The female victim was confirmed dead by a medical Doctor on arrival at Dennis Hospital Akaeke in the Area.


    The driver narrated that he conveyed 32 members of the Christ Peculiar Church of Nigeria Enugu State branch to attend a burial ceremony at Nguzu Edda in Afikpo South LGA of the State.


    14 corpses have been recovered (7 female and 7 male) together with the 608 Vehicle.


    The corpses have deposited at Martha Memorial hospital mortuary AFIKPO preservation.''Odah said

    14 bodies recovered so far as bus conveying church members to a burial plunges into a river in Ebonyi (photos/video)
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  • Comments (18)
  • christian1 on 20 Sep '20 - 09:22pm
    Thanks to god for them
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  • christian1 on 20 Sep '20 - 09:22pm
    Nice update thanks
    6
  • adetunji61 on 20 Sep '20 - 08:24pm
    thanks for the update
    5
  • prince.nso on 20 Sep '20 - 09:36pm
    what a pertetic situation, May the souls of the Dead rest in peace amen
    5
  • michaevelly on 20 Sep '20 - 07:17pm
    thanks for the update
    4
  • anierobi.valentine on 20 Sep '20 - 10:11pm
    thanks for the update
    4
  • ayokoyoungest on 20 Sep '20 - 10:08pm
    thanks for the updates
    3
  • achivegift on 20 Sep '20 - 10:27pm
    what a sad story may the lost rest on
    3
  • enebechi on 20 Sep '20 - 11:04pm
    such tragedy, may their souls rest in peace
    3
  • chriskay on 21 Sep '20 - 12:57am
    that’s really not a good one
    3
  • mmadu on 21 Sep '20 - 02:33am
    may their soul rest in peace
    3
  • sunday081 on 21 Sep '20 - 12:09am
    thanks for the nice information
    2
  • prezzy2222 on 21 Sep '20 - 06:30am
    So sad ,too much to bear such tragedy ,oh my God we don't want this type of news anymore in Nigeria.
    2
  • bolatito on 21 Sep '20 - 06:44am
    thanks for the update
    2
  • cenzo on 21 Sep '20 - 05:30am
    thanks for the news update
    1
  • imahmartins1989 on 21 Sep '20 - 07:31am
    it is only God that can protect us..
    1
  • hamzat on 21 Sep '20 - 07:40am
    thanks for the update
    0
  • yungicezcleff on 21 Sep '20 - 05:30pm
    sorry for the lost it is pity
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