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Tanker Explosion in Rivers State

Tanker Explosion in Rivers State

Tanker Explosion in Rivers State

Scores of people are feared to have died after a tanker exploded in Okobie town in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday morning.

The fuel tanker was said to have broken down overnight on a road in the area and was gushing fuel. A large crowd of people reportedly formed around the tanker, scooping fuel. Witnesses said that as the scooping of fuel was on, there was an explosion.

A fire broke out immediately and consumed scores of persons at the spot, which is near the border between Rivers and Bayelsa states. Many others were also injured.

More details later.

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