Two female street sweepers may have been crushed to death by a commercial bus on Friday in Aba.

Mr. Rabiu Dayi, Aba Police Area Commander told newsmen that someone called to inform him about the incident. Dayi, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, however, said he had yet to get full details of the incident.

An eye witness under condition of anonymity told NAN that the victims, Oluchi Onyembi and Chioma Onyembi were co-wives.

He said that they were hit by a 14-seater Mitsubishi bus with registration number EBONYI: XP 775 AKL at the popular Onwuka Nails Junction, beside Concordia Filling Station, Abayi, along Aba- Owerri road.

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He said the victims, who hailed from Iheorji in Aba were busy sweeping the road when the bus hit them.

It was gathered that while Chioma died on the spot, Oluchi was rushed to the Abia State Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba where she gave up the ghost. It also gathered that the corpses were deposited at an undisclosed mortuary in the city. (NAN)


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