33 killed in Nigeria bus blaze

2010-11-02 22:11

Kano - Thirty-three people died on Tuesday in Nigeria's northern state of Yobe when two buses collided and burst into flames, a road safety official said.

"We had an accident today on the outskirts of Potiskum (city) involving two commuter buses... 33 people were burnt to death," Boyi Alli Maigari, head of Nigeria's federal road safety commission in the city, told AFP.