Another Fuel Tanker Explosion In Onitsha; Houses On Fire; Residents Trapped (Video)
Many residents of Onitsha in Anambra state are “currently trapped” following a fire outbreak.
The fire was sparked by a petrol laden tanker, NNN is reporting.
One witness told TheCable that the tanker lost control and exploded into balls of fire after ramming into buildings in the Upper Iweka axis of the city.
The incident has created chaos among residents and traders in the nearby Ochanga market, the report states
“Many buildings are on fire and the firefighters are nowhere to be found,” a resident told NNN.
Twitter users have been uploading videos of the incident as well. In a video of the tragic incident sent to NNN, at least four houses were seen on fire.
The fire had not been put out at the time of the report.