Monday, 13 October 2014

Fuel Tanker Falls In Ibadan, Kills Mother & Children, Many Others


Ibadan, wzas thown into mourning yesterday evening when a petrol tanker fell at Molete under bridge, spilling its contents which instantly caught fire.

In the resulting inferno, many people, including a mother and two of her children, were said to have lost their lives, according to a report by Tribune. Many others, who ran for cover inside their shops were also said to have been consumed by the fire, while many vehicles, motor bikes and some buildings in the area were destroyed.'

The driver of the tanker was said to have been trapped in the fire. Many other persons, especially commuters waiting to board cabs and buses at the Molete under bridge, also sustained varying degrees of burns. Eyewitnesses said the tanker was coming from Challenge area. Its driver, it was said, was complaining loudly about brake failure before the vehicle fell and spilled its contents, resulting in damages and loss of lives.

What a terrible way to die...Just wish people will make sure their vehicles are road worthy before getting into them...May their souls rest in peace

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