Four boys die in Abuja school bus fire

Four schoolboys of different parents were on Friday burnt in a fire that engulfed their school bus.

Eyewitnesses said the children were being conveyed from thejr unidentified school to their homes when the bus developed a fault n the way.

The driver was said to have got a mechanic and both of them were working on the bus when it suddenky caught fire.

The driver and mechanic abandoned the bus and fled while the fire engulfed the entire bus.

Two boys of the same parents were found holding hands, suggesting that the older one may have been trying to help his younger sibling to escape through one of the windows of the bus.

The fire also claimed two other boys of different parents

There was no word from the police.

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