Connect with us

17 Died, Many Injured In Delta Tanker Explosion

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
NAIJA NEWS: 17 Died, Many Injured In Delta Tanker Explosion [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

No fewer than 17 people died and many were injured in a tanker explosion which happened near Koko junction section of the Benin/Sapele Expressway, Ethiope West Council area of Delta state on Wednesday.



It was gathered that four vehicles reportedly got destroyed in the incident, eyewitness confirmed that the sad incident occured around 8am while the police said only three persons died in the inferno.

According to findings, the petrol-laden Eveco truck was trying to manoeuvre a bad spot when it fell.

The said truck reportedly exploded when residents of the area rushed to the scene to scoop fuel.

A reliable source said driver of the tanker had gone to report the incident and residents scooping fuel at the Police checkpoint in Koko junction when they heard the explosion.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a creative writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher, and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Naija News

Fire outbreak-Two Killed, Six Injured As Fuel Tanker Bursts Into Flames In Amawbia Anambra state (photos)

kizinho

Published

on

NEWS: Fire outbreak-Two Killed, Six Injured As Fuel Tanker Bursts Into Flames In Amawbia Anambra state (photos) [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Two persons have been killed while six others were left severely injured after a fully loaded fuel tanker skidded off track and fell at Amawbia Junction, near the Governor’s lodge in Anambra State.Witnesses say the tanker burst into flames almost immediately after it fell. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in the state, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, confirmed the incident.  Reporting from naijacrawl.com , more details coming  ...
Continue Reading

Naija News

Prophetess who died in Kano explosion laid to rest (video)

Victorious

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: Prophetess who died in Kano explosion laid to rest (video) [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
A prophetess with the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Bimpe Omotosho, died in the explosion that occurred in Sabon Gari, Fagge Local Government area of Kano State on Tuesday.She was laid to rest at Ahmadiyya Christian Cemetary on Wednesday evening, May 18. According to a member of the church, Ogunyemi Nelson Jude, the deceased owned a hair salon near the scene of the blast.
Continue Reading

Naija News

13 rescued as petrol tanker explodes in Delta (video)

Victorious

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: 13 rescued as petrol tanker explodes in Delta (video) [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Thirteen people narrowly avoided death after a tanker carrying petrol exploded in Delta State.On Sunday night, May 15, an explosion happened when a Toyota Sienna and a Hilux collided beside a petrol-laden tanker that had broken down near the Immigration crossroads along Ibusa Road in Asaba.Before the crash, the reported broken down tanker, which was travelling towards Asaba, was said to be undergoing repairs without warning signs.According to eyewitnesses, excessive...
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.