Petrol tanker explosion kills 5, injures 6 in Kebbi

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A fully loaded petrol tanker on Saturday exploded at Dabi in Kebbi, killing five people and injuring six others.
The tanker was heading to Mahuta in Kebbi when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the hilly Dabai junction resulting in the fall of the vehicle and subsequent explosion.
The accident also left 12 houses and some vehicles parked by the roadside destroyed by the resultant inferno.
The Dabai-Suru and Dabai- Mahuta road junction also serve as a market, especially for fresh fruits.
The Kebbi deputy governor, who also hails from Dabai, Samaila Yombe, was among early visitors to the scene of the …Read More

Source:: New Mail