A road accident on Thursday night along the Daura-Kano Road in Katsina State has claimed the lives of six persons while five others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
The accident, which involved a Volkswagen Golf car and a Peugeot J5 van, occurred at Chadi Village in Sandamu Local Government Area of the state.
The State Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ali Tanimu, confirmed the incident on Friday.
Tanimu said the accident occurred about 9 PM on Thursday, adding that the two vehicles suffered a head-on collision.
Eyewitnesses said the remains of the victims have been deposited at the General Hospital Morgue in Daura where those who sustained injuries were being attended to.