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Petrol tanker explodes along Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Scores killed, 15 injured

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Petrol tanker explodes along Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Scores killed, 15 injured

Yesterday, Sunday 8th of October, a very terrible accident happened at tafa Kagarko Local Government Area, along Kaduna-Abuja highway.

According to reports we gathered, a petrol tanker on the highway, apparently, lost control and went up in flames after it tried to avoid a head-to-head collision with a golf car.

The tanker, then skidded off the highway and burst into flames. Scores were killed, and about 15 persons were injured in the accident.

17 houses, were also said to have being destroyed in the inferno.

Governor of the state, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, visited the scene yesterday evening and then sympathized with the people of Tafa and expressed sadness over the lives lost.

The Governor also inspected the new Trailer Park under construction in the area.

Another Trailer Park is being constructed at Maraban Jos, along the Kaduna/Zaria express way, Igabi Local Government.

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