Tanker explosion kills 10 persons in Gombe

14th April 2019

At least 10 people have been reportedly killed, after a petroleum tanker exploded at Bomala Bridge axis of Gombe, capital of Gombe.

The incident which occurred early Saturday afternoon left several cars burnt.

According to Daily Trust, the tanker, carrying petrol, collided with another truck, carrying bottle water along Gombe southern bypass.

It was gathered that over 10 bodies burnt beyond recognition were evacuated from the scene by personnel of the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

As at time of filing report, Officials of the Gombe State Fire Service are at the site working to extinguish the fire.

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