At least three individuals have been killed when a gas tanker exploded on the Amoke village of Apa Local Government Area in Benue State.
The incident occurred on Monday morningwhen the automobile conveying petroleum product went up in flame within the space.
An eyewitness, Godfrey Idede informed DAILY POST that the variety of casualties couldn’t be ascertained but.
He revealed that the incident led to panic within the space as financial actions got here to an abrupt halt.
However, the Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Benue State, Yakubu Mohammed, whereas confirming the incident to journalists, stated solely three individuals had been killed.
Mohammed who attributed the unlucky incident to brakes failure stated other than the three victims, no different particular person sustained damage.
He said that the hearth was put out after some hours, noting that there was no fireplace service station near the scene of the incident.