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Tanker Explosion In Odukpani, Cross River Kills Many, Injures Others (Graphic) / Aftermath Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tanker Explosion (Graphic Photos) / Tanker Explosion At Otedola-Ojodu, Berger Lagos: 20 Cars Burnt (Photos) (2) (3) (4)
|BREAKING: Many Feared Dead In Cross River Tanker Explosion by 3Ebisco: 11:49am On Jan 12|
There are fears that many people have lost their lives after a petroleum tanker burst into flames at the Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River state.
Channels Television gathered that some of the residents were scooping fuel from a fallen petroleum tanker when the explosion occurred.
The tanker laden with PMS was reportedly heading outside the state capital when it suddenly lost balance towards the Federal Housing Estate along the Odukpani axis of the highway and fell off.
Dozens were said to have rushed down to scoop the spilled product which later resulted in an explosion leaving many burnt beyond recognition.
Majority of the victims are said to have sustained third-degree injuries and are currently at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.
As of the time of filing this report, the number of casualties recorded could not be ascertained.
Attempts are being made to reach relevant authorities to get a clearer insight into the unfortunate incident.
Below are some more photos from the scene, some pictures have been purposely left out because of their graphic nature.
|Re: BREAKING: Many Feared Dead In Cross River Tanker Explosion by Oweku: 11:50am On Jan 12|
We need to be extremely careful...Some people are extremely careless and we must do all we could never to pay for their carelessness...
RIP to those that lost their life..
|Re: BREAKING: Many Feared Dead In Cross River Tanker Explosion by bedspread: 12:13pm On Jan 12|
So unfortunate Poverty has Blocked the Ears and Brain of Citizens .....
GOD SAVE NIGERIA
GOD please give our Citizens Understanding of Life so we know how apply ourselves to life....
Worst of all Many are Dying without JESUS CHRIST... From Frying pan to Fire!
LORD GOD grant Comfort to the Family of the Dead...
|Re: BREAKING: Many Feared Dead In Cross River Tanker Explosion by sparog(m): 12:16pm On Jan 12|
RIP to d dead
What a horrible way to go
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