Tragedy has struck a community in Enugu state after some nursery and primary school students, including some members of staff died in an auto crash.
The auto crash which claimed the lives of several children and staff of Presentation Nursery and Primary School happened at Mmaku hill in Awgwu, Enugu state.
According to reports, the accident occurred after their school bus collided with a trailer on Wednesday at Mmaku hill, Awgwu.
The trailer has been reported to have experienced a brake failure before ramming into the school bus and killing all occupants traveling in the bus.
A source revealed that a roadside mechanic, a vulcanizer and a motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries as they were also affected as a result of the accident.
The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.
In a video making rounds on the internet, the entire Awgwu community have been thrown into mourning over the regrettable loss.