Latest Metro

Several feared dead in Osun fuel tanker explosion

An unspecified number of people 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.

At least seven vehicles, including an 18-passenger commercial bus, were razed in the incident.

READ ALSO: 15 injured in Lagos gas tanker explosion

The spokesperson for the state police command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the accident to journalists in Osogbo.

She, however, said the number of victims of the explosion has not been ascertained.

Join the conversation


About the author

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.

/* ]]> */