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Commuters scamper for safety after petrol tanker spills contents



Scores of commuters and motorists around the Berliet bus stop along Oshodi Apapa expressway scampered for safety after a petrol tanker spilled its contents.

Panic pervaded the air following the incident as scared drivers and passers-by ran for their lives fearing the tanker may explode after it started leaking fuel but thankfully it did not.

According to an eyewitness; “People ran for safety as any spark could have meant the end of many lives and the destruction of property worth several millions of naira’’.

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The incident caused heavy traffic along the road as motorists sought alternative routes to their various destinations.

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