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Mother Loses Four Children, Another Three, In Delta Tanker Accident

The media aide to Delta State governor, Ossai Success Ovie, has confirmed the tragic incident that claimed the lives of fifteen students of Army Day Secondary School in Effurn.

The students, were crushed to death after the driver of a petrol tanker lost control after suffering a brake failure on Thursday, July 8. The affected students were said to be on their way home after school.

In a statement, Ovie said; ‘I heard about the Tragedy that happened in Warri today opposite Army barracks along NPA expressway. I heard tanker crushed students to returning from school to death.

“According to reports, a woman lost 4 of her children and another one lost 3 children and more dead bodies yet to be recovered.

“My condolence to the affected families.

“May God grant the souls of all the students involved rest and give the parents the courage to bear their loss”.

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