Nigeria: Tank truck explodes in southeastern Nigeria

TIME ONLINE | News, backgrounds and debates


Warri (AFP) After the explosion of a tanker truck in southeastern Nigeria, numerous deaths are feared. The police reported on Saturday that the truck in the state of Cross River came off the lane, caught fire and exploded. Before that, neighbors hurried to catch gas. According to a local, at least 18 people died, including women and children burned beyond recognition.

REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-01/12/tanklastwagen-explodiert-im-suedosten-nigerias-20190112-doc-1c640i