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Three smugglers died in a motor accident in Babura Local Government area of Jigawa State

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Three suspected smugglers have died in a motor accident in the Babura Local Government area of Jigawa State.

A resident told newsmen that the incident occurred on Tuesday when a Honda Accord 2006 model lost control along Babura-Sule Tankarkar road.

He said on reaching Tsalle Village, which is about three Kilometers from Sule Tankarkar Town, the driver lost control as a result of over speeding.

The spokesman of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, Adamu Shehu, confirmed the incident.

He said the driver of the vehicle lost control, hit a tree and somersaulted, resulting in the death of victims.

Adamu Shehu said the victims were certified dead by medical doctors at the Primary Healthcare Center, Sule Tankarkar Town.

The vehicle was overloaded with foodstuffs including bags of flour and cartons of spaghetti suspected to be smuggled.

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