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Tanker explosion claims seven lives at Idiroko


Mr Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, the FRSC Idiroko Unit Commander, said in Ota that two other persons sustained injuries in the incident.

Olaluwoye said that the accident happened about 8.45 a.m.

The unit commander said that the bus, due to excessive speed, rammed into the tanker, laden with 33 litres of petroleum products while it was ascending the sloppy Ajilete Road.

He said that nine persons were involved in the accident which claimed seven lives, leaving two others with various degrees of injuries.