Tragedy struck the busy University Town in Nsukka L. G. A of Enugu state following the crushing to death of yet to be identified male youth by a truck belonging to Nigerian Brewery.
An eyewitness who pleaded not to be named said that the deceased whose identify is still not yet clear was riding on a motorcycle when he was crushed.
The irate youths who were enraged by this ugly incidence immediately set the truck Fully loaded with coca-cola products ablaze. The youths lamented that similar accident happened in Ugwuoye area of Nsukka today without any action taken by either the government nor the owner of the truck to prevent this ugly incidence.
The youths equally pelted stones at, and prevented the fire service men from remedying the situation.
As at the time of filling this report, the deceased has been deposited in an undisclosed morgue within Nsukka metropolis while the truck driver narrowly escaped being lynched by the youths.
The truck is still on fire.
Meanwhile, a combined team of Mobile police and Nigeria military men have been dispatched to the scene to restore order and calmness and forestall further break down of law. And the fire service men in company with heavily armed mobile police are in the scene to prevent further spread of the fire.
Most of the shops in popular Ogige market (Nsukka main market) are still under locks.read more