The procession took place around 11.30 p.m. on Sunday. They were on procession to Sabon-Layi Area of Gombe Metropolis where they were expected to celebrate Easter on Monday.
The boys were rushed to the Gombe State Specialist Hospital as soon as the incident happened.
The Gombe State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer ( PRO) , Mary Malum, who confirmed the accident, said that 10 persons died from it. She said that the police had started its investigation on the matter.