Petrol Tanker Explosion Claims Over A Dozen Lives In Niger


petrol-tanker-fire-kills-69-in-onitsha1 unnamed-25A fatal accident in Tegina town in Rafi Local Government Area, LGA, of Niger state, saw no fewer than fourteen persons roast to death.

The unfortunate incident, which happened on Friday, was reportedly as a result of a fire caused by a petrol tanker.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said that the Commissioner of Police, CP, Alhaji Zubairu Muazu, had visited the scene of the accident.

He said the command would investigate the cause of the accident.

The tanker was conveying petrol from Lagos to Kaduna when the driver lost control and rammed his vehicle into some residential buildings in the town.

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