mother, child bunt to death in Onitsha tanker fire (PHOTOS)

mother, child bunt to death in Onitsha tanker fire (PHOTOS)

Tragedy struck on Wednesday afternoon when a petrol tanker leaden with premium motor spirit (PMS) caught fire and burst into flames killing a mother and her Child while scores of people are unaccounted for. The disaster which occurred few hours ago on Upper Iweka Onitsha, Anambra State, caused panic commuters and pedestrians who fled to

Tragedy struck on Wednesday afternoon when a petrol tanker leaden with premium motor spirit (PMS) caught fire and burst into flames killing a mother and her Child while scores of people are unaccounted for.

SCENE OF THE TANKO WHERE A BURNT WOMAN COULD BE SEEN

The disaster which occurred few hours ago on Upper Iweka Onitsha, Anambra State, caused panic commuters and pedestrians who fled to safety.

It was gathered that the tanker lost control and fell inside the drainage Channel at MCC bus stop near Toronto Hospital, Upper-Iweka, Onitsha.

The Daily Record said the tanker head cut from the truck and rammed for a while before it got stuck at down fly-over Onitsha.

A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SCENE

The petroleum product was said to have spilled in the process, burning several houses.

TheNewspad could not readily verify is Officials of the Federal Road Safety have arrived the scene to assist in the rescue operations as at the time of filing this report.

A SCENE OF THE FIRE INCIDENT
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