Seven soldiers died while three were critically injured around 1:30 PM Nigerian time in a three vehicle accident at Awawa on the Abaji-Abuja highway according to Nigerian Road Safety officials.
The soldiers died as a truck conveying them collided head on with another truck coming from the opposite direction. Another Toyota 18-seater Hiace bus was also involved in the accident.
Three killed, seven injured on Abaji - Lokoja road
Another accident has occurred on the Lokja -Abuja highway, this time killing three passengers and injuring three.
Road safety officials said they recovered N50,460 and a live goat from the crash scene.