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3 Persons Confirmed Dead In Fresh Abeokuta Tanker Explosion



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The Feferal Road Safety Crops (FRSC) has reported that three persons has been confirmed dead in the Abeokuta tanker explosion while several people were injured on Tuesday morning when a petrol tanker exploded on IBB Boilevard in the city of Abeokuta.

FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun State, Mr Ahmed Umar in his words, confirmed the explosion to the News Agencyvof Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta, he also disclosed that five vihicles and two motorcycles were also burnt down.

Mr Ahmed, made it known that, the cause of the explosion is still unkown and currently under investigation,

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In his he explaination, The FRSC sector Commamder said the accident involved a tanker loaded with premium moto spirit fell, and this was the cause of the fire which affected other vehicles.

Also, in attendance at the scene is Mr Femi Ogunbanwo, who is the Commission for Special Duties, said, the government would wait for the reports of the relevant agencies involved before giving its appropriate response.

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Mr Ogunbawo in his word, assured that government will foot the hospital bill of all those injured, as he disclosed that government is awareo f the accident.

According to NAN, an eye withness said that the explosion happened around 8.00 am on Tuesday morning.

The eyewothness noted that, the tanker was coming through kuto road and lost control, which leads to the horrible incident.

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