Scores Killed in Petrol Tanker Blast in Nigeria

At least 45 people have been killed and more than 100 others injured in Benue state in a petrol tanker explosion. The tanker had crashed and people were collecting spilled fuel when the explosion happened, officials say. The driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle while trying to dodge a pothole.

Photo: Pixabay

(file photo).

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.