by Akan Ido
Seven soldiers reportedly died this afternoon in an accident which involved three vehicles at Awawa on the Abaji-Abuja highway according to Federal Road Safety officials.
The truck conveying the soldiers was said to have been involved in an head-on collision with another truck.
A Toyota 18-seater Hiace bus was also said to be involved in the accident.
It is not clear where the soldiers where heading to when the accident happened.