Politics, Sports, Business, Entertainment and News you will get nowhere else.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Two Dead as Fuel Tanker Explodes in Lagos

Two persons were on Wednesday confirmed dead after a truck, loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum product, fell and caught fire at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, Lagos State.

According to TVC, eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 5 am on Wednesday.

It was gathered that two trucks and three cars were completely burnt.

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Emeka Oti, said that the two deceased persons were among the three occupants of a vehicle used for smuggling.

According to him, the third person in the car suffered serious fire wounds.

“Four vehicles were involved. A tanker, a truck and two cars. Presently, two persons have been confirmed dead, three others, including the DPO suffered injuries.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Disclaimer: Comments made by readers of this blog are strictly the views and opinions of the writers and not that of Nedu Echianu's Blog.

Credit is given to the original sources of culled stories, but in a situation where your story is wrongfully credited to someone else, please contact neduechianu@gmail.com for an immediate correction.

For eye witness reports, stories and features which you want published on this blog please contact me on +234-8037036168 or neduechianu@gmail.com.