Truck Driver, Conductor Lynched for Crushing Five School Children to Death in Ebonyi (Graphic Photos)

An angry mob lynched the driver of a water truck and his assistant after their vehicle crushed five school children to death in today in Oshiri in Onicha Local Government Area, Ebonyi State.

“The DPO of Onicha was contacted that an accident happened killing five school children and angry youths attacked the driver and killed him,” the police spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, said in a statement.

“The driver, Ewa Innocent, is from Ameka Ikwo while the conductor, Ojim Danis, is from Agharazo, Iyiemgu Izzi.” She said.

The children were students of St Michaels Schools, Oshiri.

The water truck allegedly belongs to a company known as C- Sagas project Nigeria Limited.

The children, from Amaokpara village in Oshiri, were said to be returning home from school when the truck ran over them on the road.

They immediately lynched both the driver and the conductor.

Loveth Odah said the children, the bus driver and conductor were confirmed dead by a doctor in the hospital.

According to her, the corpses of the driver and his assistant were recovered and deposited at Onicha general hospital. She said nobody had turned up to claim the bodies.

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