Scores of lives claimed by a fuel tanker explosion in “Iwo road, Ibadan.”today 18th April 2019.
An eye witness at the scene, “Abdulazeez Hammed,” said that the explosion was as a result of a fuel tanker which fell and spilled its content, burnt no fewer than four vehicles.
Abdulazeez said he saw a man in one of the affected vehicles removing his child from the back of his wife when they saw the fire approaching their vehicle.
The witness had it that the husband escaped with the child while the fire caught the wife in the car and burnt her to death.
Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, also confirmed that two people lost their lives in the incident.
Fadeyi added that four vehicles and two motorcycles were also burnt.