Again: Tanker explodes at Ojo, Lagos killing several bystanders

ANOTHER tanker has exploded in Ojo, Lagos just three weeks after an explosion occurred in the same area, killing many people nearby. The tanker was reported to be a fuel tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum.

This is not the first record of tanker explosions in Ojo, Lagos particularly along the Mile 2/ Badagry expressway, Barracks bus-top. Earlier, was the January 7th tanker explosion on the same spot.



    The fuel truck was reported to have fallen and went aflame when it got to the notorious part of the Mile 2/Badagry expressway.

    An unconfirmed number of people were reported to have lost their lives in the fire accident, while several vehicles were touched.

    Eyewitnesses have blamed the accident on the bad spot of the road, where the accident occurred previously, according to reports.

    The destination of the truck conveying petroleum is yet unknown.

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