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Horrific Tears as man, wife, 5 children crushed to death by speeding bus are buried in Benue

An entire family has been wiped out as a father, mother and their five children were killed by a speeding vehicle in Benue State.

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The family members during the burial play

The family members during the burial

(Idoma Voice)

A community in Benue State was thrown into tears and wailing as corpses of a family comprising of the father, mother and five children who were crushed to death by a speeding bus, were laid to rest side by side.

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According to Idoma Voice, the man who was identified as Vangeryina Agbose, his wife and five children were killed by the vehicle, a Toyota Picnic bus, in the Taraku area of the state.


As their remains were lowered into their adjoining graves in their hometown of Mbaabir Community in Gwer East Local Government Area on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, the whole town was said to have erupted as everyone wept uncontrollably.

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It was gathered that the family had gone on an outing sometime last week when the vehicle lost control and rammed into them, killing all of them instantly.

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