Two die as fuel tanker goes up in flames, razes shops, cars in Ibadan

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No fewer than two persons died when a fuel-laden tanker went up in flames at Moniya area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Friday.

tankertankertankerThe tanker conveying diesel lost control while descending the slope beside a filling station at Moniya, crushing a vehicle travelling to Ogbomoso.

Several shops, cars, motorcycles, excavator including the motor park close to Akinyele Local Government Area headquarters were destroyed by the inferno which lasted several minutes.

It was all commotion as commuters, traders and residents in the area scampered for safety from the flames after the tanker caught fire.

One of the eyewitnesses, who gave his name as Tunde Adedayo, said men of the Oyo State Fire Service…



Source: Nigerian Tribune