69 burnt to death in Onitsha petrol tanker accident


No fewer than 69 persons were burnt to death on Sunday evening when a trailer loaded with Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as petrol that was descending from Army barracks side of Onitsha Enugu express way lost control and rammed into the Asaba Motor Park at Upper Iwekas Onitsha and exploded.
Eleven vehicles mostly commuter buses and two motorcycles inside the Asaba Park Onitsha including the 40 foot tanker laden with petrol burnt beyond repairs.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State wept on seeing the number casualties when he, along with some of his commissioners visited the scene of the accident.
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Source:: New Mail