A petroleum tanker explosion which occurred proper this second alongside the Calabar-Odukpani Highway in Odukpani native authorities house of Cross River State, has left many lifeless, in response to tales.
It was gathered the petrol tanker fell whereas attempting to barter the bend with residents dashing to the scene to scoop petrol.
Eyewitnesses reported the clamour for petrol resulted proper right into a spark as among the many residents used metal containers to scoop the product.
This led to an explosion which killed a variety of people straight.
At the scene, the police tried to curtail the situation as the fireplace raged.
A majority of the victims sustained third diploma accidents and are at current on the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.