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BREAKING: 2 killed, properties burn to ashes as petrol-laden tanker explodes in Ogun (photos)

A — tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol has exploded in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

It was learnt that the — tanker overturned early on Sunday around — Oju-Irin, in the Lafenwa area of the — city. Police, Federal Road Safety Corps and the firefighters were working assiduously to restore normalcy.

Akinbiyi said transloading was in progress.
He also — warned the general public, particularly the motoring public domiciled or moving around the axis to remain calm and cooperative and desist from scooping of fuel, use of handset and cooking gas to prevent fire from sparking off.

The fallen tanker, however, exploded eventually in the course of the rescue operation.
It could not be immediately confirmed if there are casualties as of the time of filing this report.

#Nigerian news, #Abeokuta tanker explosion

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