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Tragedy occurred in Ebonyi State at the weekend as a minibus carrying no fewer than eleven passengers plunged into a mining pit located at Enyigba community in Ikwo Local Government Area of the state.
The number of passengers was still yet to be ascertained.
It was further gathered that the occupants are majorly Ikwo indigenes who were returning home from the capital city, Abakaliki.
A reliable source told The Eastern Updates that the bus reached Enyigba community where people were mining and the driver lost control of the steering and it plunged into a pit filled with water.
An eyewitness who newsmen, narrated that the occupants of the bus are still inside the mining pit, adding that up till now, ‘the bus is yet to be recovered due to the level of water inside the pit.’
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