Friday, April 5, 2013

Nigeria: Petrol Tanker Explodes Killing 36

At least 36 people have died after a petrol tanker exploded when it collided with a bus on a highway in Nigeria.

The accident took place on the Benin-Ore highway at Igbogui village in southern Edo state.

Jonas Agwu, a spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Commission, confirmed the death toll, adding it included 30 passengers from the bus.