Weeks after a fallen tanker exploded in the area, burning two cars and several people , Residents seen scooping fuel from a fallen tanker, in Oghara, Delta State.
Recall that in July 22, several persons reportedly burnt to death when a petrol tanker fell and exploded into flames near Koko Junction on the Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council area of Delta State. Four vehicles were burnt in the incident.
Officials of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and security agencies evacuated bodies and rushed the injured to a hospital in Oghara community.
The incident has caused a traffic snarl, forcing mobile policemen to take up emergency traffic control duties.
Police spokesperson Onome Onowakpoyeya said three persons died in the incident.
Watch video of the tanker which reportedly fell today August 8, below.
Residents of Oghara Community in Delta state scoop fuel from fallen petrol tanker. pic.twitter.com/cHzIlqevmf
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