Many feared dead as explosion rocks Delta

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At least five persons have been reported dead after a fuel tanker fell and exploded along the Warri-Sapele road in Delta State.

The fuel tanker fell and exploded on Friday morning near Ometan junction, along the dilapidated ever-busy Warri-Sapele road.

It was gathered that a mother and a child were among those who died when the fuel-laden tanker lost control and fell, spilling its content on the road, before exploding.

Houses and businesses were burnt as a result of the fuel tanker explosion.


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Meanwhile, the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has visited the scene of the incident.


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