Nineteen wedding guests in Jigawa state died when their bus lost control and burst into flames, police said on Wednesday.
The 18-seater was carrying 40 women and children returning from a wedding when its front tyre burst, causing it to skid off the road.
The crash happened on Tuesday in Gwaram Sabuwa, a village around 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the state capital Dutse.
“Nineteen people were killed in the accident and 21 others were injured,” state police spokesman Abdul Jinjiri said
Residents said the bus somersaulted and burst into flames, burning the victims alive.
The passengers were said to be returning from a wedding ceremony in nearby Bauchi state when the crash happened.
At least 12 people were killed and 16 injured on April 13 when a fuel tanker exploded in the northern city of Gombe after falling on its side.
Nineteen people were killed a week earlier when a truck crashed in Katsina.
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