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Dozens burnt to death while scooping fuel from fallen tanker in Benue

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Dozens burnt to death while scooping fuel from fallen tanker in Benue

Several persons were on Monday burnt beyond recognition and many vehicles destroyed in a tanker explosion that occurred in Benue State.

The incident, DAILYFLIPS gathered happened along Ahumbe-Makurdi road.

An eyewitness said the petroleum-laden tanker fell and spilled its content on the road.

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However, some villagers, who had arrived the scene to scoop the product got more than they bargained for as the tanker went up in flames.

A source said over 26 persons were burnt while several others were injured.

More to come.

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