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Kogi: Over Thirty People Killed As Tanker Collides With Keke Napep (Photos)


The people of Kogi were thrown in mourning on Wednesday after a collision between a tanker and a tricycle saw over 30 people burn alive.

Information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at about 9am on Wednesday.

It was reported that a family of six burnt to ashes in a Toyota Sienna bus.

The incident which saw victims helpless as they burnt beyond recognition, occurred along the ever busy Lokoja/ Okene/ Abuja road.

Among the casualties of the incident were Kogi State Polytechnic students, school bus conveying primary and secondary school students, residents and passesbye.

An eyewitness stated that the petrol tanker which was coming from Okene had a break failure which led to the accident.

The incident saw more than 10 vehicles burnt to ashes.

See photos below: