Petrol tank explosion kills 10 people in Gombe State

Explosion of petroleum tanker at Bomala Bridge axis of Gombe, capital of Gombe, on Saturday afternoon has killed no fewer than 10 persons, with several cars burnt.

A witness told Sahara Reporters that the petrol-filled tanker collided with a truck carrying bottled water along Gombe southern bypass. He said more than 10 burnt bodies were evacuated from the scene by personnel of the Nigerian Red Cross Society. Several officials of the Gombe State Fire Service were however on ground trying to put out the fire.


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