Nigerian oil tanker fire kills nine in commercial capital Lagos



An oil tanker truck caught fire in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Thursday, killing nine people and burning out 53 other vehicles, an emergency agency official said.

Video seen by Reuters showed vehicles ablaze and thick black smoke billowing across a wide stretch of road.

The accident happened on a motorway that connects Lagos and the city of Ibadan, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) spokesman Adeshina Tiamiyu said. He said a distress call was received at around 05:33 …
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