Tragedy: Newly graduated medical doctor about to serve and his friend went up in flames in a ghastly motor accident in Katsina


A heartbroken occurrence took place as two friends were burnt to death in a ghastly motor accident along Katsina-Datsinma road.

The accident occurred at about 3pm on Saturday afternoon, December 5, when their Toyota Camry crashed and burst into flames. 

Two of the friends have been identified as 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.


A friend of the victims, Serdeeq said one of the occupants of the vehicle identified as Fahad survived and is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. 


Late Dr. Zakka's cousin, Balarabe Danlami, who confirmed the incident said he was travelling with his friends to Dutsinma to visit his sister when the accident happened.


Auwal Shehu Danfaranshi was buried on Sunday morning,December 6,  according to Islamic rites.


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