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Many Feared Dead, Others Injured In Imo Tanker Explosion

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Many Feared Dead, Others Injured In Imo Tanker Explosion

Many people have been feared dead and several others injured when a fuel tanker exploded in Omerelu town in lkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.

According to an eyewitness, a truck loaded with fuel had a brake failure and hit a container while trying to dodge a police checkpoint along Omerelu Owerri road.

The eyewitness added that some houses and other properties worth millions of naira were also burnt in the fire incident.

He said: “A truck loaded with fuel had a brake failure and hit a container while trying to dodge police checkpoint along Omerelu Owerri Road in Omerelu town in lkwerre LGA. Many lives lost, houses burnt to ashes

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Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.