PHOTOS: Tanker explodes in Niger; houses, shops burnt
Tragedy as a tanker reportedly loaded with petrol exploded after colliding with a trailer engulfing houses, cars and properties.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the tragic incident happened around 11pm on Sunday.
As at the time of filing this report on Monday morning, details of the losses have not been ascertained.
According to The Nation report, the trailer and tanker collided causing the trailer to fall down and catch fire instantly.
It was also reported that several houses, shops and cars were burnt before the fire service was called from Suleja to put the fire under control.
The Federal Road Service Corps (FRSC) has placed the probable cause of the crash to loss of control by the vehicles.
The casualty figures were also yet to be ascertained.
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