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Breaking News: Many Feared Dead, Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes On Otedola Bridge Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

by Happynaija
Breaking News: Many Feared Dead, Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes On Otedola Bridge Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway - Happynaija.com

A fuel-laden tanker has exploded along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos with the blaze engulfing over 30 vehicles.

The tanker was heading out of Lagos towards the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the crash occurred, causing panic and fear.

It was gathered that a commercial bus had lost control and hit the tanker,

sparking a fire that led to the explosion.

Traffic has been stopped on both side of the road and emergency

officials are at the scene trying to put out the fire and attend to those affected.

Many people were feared trapped in their cars and killed in the blaze,

while many others sustained fire burns.

Emergency officials say nine bodies have been pulled out so far.

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