April 20, 2024

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8 People Killed, 7 Others injured in a tanker explosion in Niger State

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A Petrol Tanker explosion in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State, has claimed people’s lives and property.

The cause of the explosion could not be ascertained as the remains of the affected persons were still at the scene of the explosion.

But an eye witness account along the Bida-Lapai road says, some of the petrol tankers and trailers, complained of spending several days in their vehicles without movement due to bad road.

The tankers were said to be carrying Premium Motor Spirit, while the trailers were on the way to various destinations across the country.

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