Tanker Falls in Lagos, Explodes With More Than 50cars. Lives lost. #news

Tragedy has struck in Lagos on Thursday
june 28, as a fuel-laden petrol tanker conveying over 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control on the popular Otedola Bridge on Lagos –Ibadan Expressway and exploded, killing scores of victims.

Over 10 other vehicles with their occupants were caught in the fire that is raging with thick smoke.

As at the time of filing this report, the total number of vehicles caught in the huge inferno was yet to be ascertained just as the number occupants in them.

But it was gathered that many of the victims are those travelling outside the state and people returning home after the hectic day work. Efforts went on to contain the raging fire while all the emergency responders are on the ground to manage the huge disaster scene.

Remains of the victims we being extricated from the burnt vehicles while those who sustain severe injuries were being rushed to the nearby hospitals. Nobody could identify any of the possible victims of the ever-busy highway.

Trucks of water were being deployed to the scene of the fire.



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