On Saturday, two friends were burned to death in a ghastly accident along the road to Katsina-Dutsinma.
The accident happened on Saturday afternoon, December 5, at approximately 3 pm, when their Toyota Camry crashed and burst into flames.
Dr. Sadiq Yahaya Zakka, a medical doctor who recently graduated from a university in China and was preparing for his mandatory National Youth Service, and Auwal Shehu Danfaranshi were two of the friends named.
Serdeeq, a friend of the victims, said that one of the occupants of a vehicle known as Fahad had survived and is currently being treated in an unidentified hospital.
The late cousin of Dr. Zakka, Balarabe Danlami, who confirmed the incident, said that he was traveling to Dutsinma with his friends to meet his sister when the accident occurred.
On Sunday morning, 6 December, according to Islamic rites, Auwal Shehu Danfaranshi was buried.