50 Feared Killed, 70 Left Injured In Benue Tanker Explosion - See Photos Here


 50 Feared Killed, 70 Left Injured In Benue Tanker Explosion - See Photos Here


Not more than 50 persons have lost their lives in a fire incident that happened at Ahumbe village, Gwer Local Government area of Benue State.


The fire occurred after a petrol tanker exploded on Monday evening, July 1st.


It was reported that the tanker fully loaded with petrol coming from Aliade, had an accident at a village called Ahumbe.

The residents at the area immediately rushed to the scene and were cooping fuel, while at the process, the tanker exploded and burnt many to death and left others injured.

Confirming the incident, The Information Officer, Gwer East local government, Christopher Avi, said over 50 people were burnt while 70 others sustained various degree of injuries.

He also said those with injuries were rushed to four different hospitals for treatment. The victims were trying to scoop fuel from the tanker when it caught fire and exploded, He added.

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 50 Feared Killed, 70 Left Injured In Benue Tanker Explosion - See Photos Here




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