Tanker explosion rocks Niger
It was a black Sunday at Lambatta in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State after over 50 shops gutted fire and properties destroyed by a fuel tanker explosion.
According to reports; the incident occurred at about 11 pm on Sunday.
It was learnt that the tanker, which was loaded with Premium Motor Spirit, exploded after colliding with a trailer.
No life was lost at the filing of this report, however, over 50 shops, millions of naira worth of goods and cars were burnt beyond recognition before men of the fire service arrived from Suleja to put out the fire.