Fuel tanker explode in Benue state


Fuel tanker exploded into flame around Amoke village, Apa LGA in Benue state.

The incident was reported to have happened on Monday morning. Nothing was ascertained at the time of the incident due to the helter skelter when the vehicle exploded.

However, a eye witness, Godfrey Idede stated the number of deaths was yet to be confirmed, it seemed like everybody stop moving when the explosion occurred.

Although, Yakubu Mohammed, the Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission in Benue state disclosed three victims were confirmed dead and no other casualties. 

Further stating, the vehicle explosion was due to brake failure and there was no fire station nearby to subsidize the fire outbreak on time.

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