Many feared dead in another tanker explosion in Osun State

Many feared dead in another tanker explosion in Osun State

An unspecified number of persons died on Monday in a fuel tanker explosion at Igbelajewa Village, along the Ilesha-Akure Expressway, Osun State.
The incident occurred when a truck carrying diesel lost control, spilled its content and caught fire.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says said that no fewer than nine other persons who were in critical conditions had been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The Osun Sector Commander of FRSC, Mrs Ibrahim Kudirat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Osogbo that a tanker exploded and its effect had serious impact on no less than seven vehicles as well as nine persons who had been rushed to a hospital.
She said, “I want to tell you that seven vehicles that included a passengers’ bus were involved in the accident that occurred around 11:30a.m. due to a tanker vehicle that lost control.”

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