Thursday, August 4, 2011

Nigeria bus runs over robbery victims

BBC News "At least 13 bus passengers in Nigeria, forced by robbers to lie on a road, died when another bus ran over them, police say.

The luxury bus was heading from the central city of Lokoja to the capital, Abuja, when robbers stopped it.

'As the passengers were ordered to lie face down, [another] bus ran over them at top speed,' police spokesman Yemi Ajayi told the AFP news agency.

He said 13 people were killed and many others wounded."