Tanker explosion

Scores of people have been reportedly feared dead on Friday, December 21, after a fuel tanker caught fire on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge inward Maryland in Lagos.

Guardian reported that the cause of the tanker explosion in Maryland and number of casualties couldn’t be ascertained.

The incident which occurred on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge inward Maryland in Lagos, paralyzed movements around Tipper garage, Ojota-Interchange and Motorways plaza.

However some eyewitnesses told newsmen that the tanker which was said to have caught fire, was not laden with fuel.

It was also gathered that Firefighters and other security operatives were on ground to control the situation.

Victims of the accident have been hospitalized.

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