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Fuel Tanker Explosion In Gombe State Kills Two Persons, Shops Razed.

Aug 01, 2019 Hit: 114 Written by 
Fuel Tanker Explosion In Gombe State Kills Two Persons, Shops Razed.

Two persons have been confirmed dead, while at least five lockup shops have been razed when a fuel tanker caught fire in tumfure village on the Gombe – Bauchi highway on wednesday, leaving a motorcycle rider burnt beyond recognition.

An official of the red cross in the area, Mr. Abass Mohammed, explained that the driver of the fuel tanker which was travelling from Gombe to Bauchi state had collided with a container on the road while trying to manoeuvre it and in the process burst into flames.

An eyewitness also said that efforts were made to rescue the motorcyclist, but it was impossible because of the severity of the fire

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