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VIDEO: Petrol-laden tanker explodes in Ogun community

  A diesel-laden tanker has exploded at the boundary between Olambe and Matogun, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State.   The t...

 


A diesel-laden tanker has exploded at the boundary between Olambe and Matogun, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State.

 

The truck driver was said to be conveying the diesel to a filling station in the area when he lost control of the vehicle due to the bad road.

 

It was learnt that the truck crashed and the tank fell to the ground, got ruptured and the petrol spilled on the road and into the drainage channel in the area.

 

Our correspondent gathered that a spark occurred as the petrol was spilling and the fire razed shops and buildings in the area.

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