Lagos tanker fire kills 9, 54 cars confirmed to have been burnt (video)

A petrol tanker exploded today on Otedola bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and the explosion spread quickly and affected other cars along the expressway.

Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the scene of the tanker fire that gutted vehicles on the Otedola bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan express way on Thursday.

54 vehicles and one tricycle were also said to have been burnt in the incident according to the state emergency management authority.

The tanker which was loaded with PMS, reportedly had a break failure.

Lagos tanker fire: Nine bodies recovered, 54 vehicles burnt

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