Massive Explosion As Loaded Petrol Tanker Bursts Into Flames

A loaded petrol tanker reportedly exploded at Badeggi town in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state.

Details of the incident are still sketchy at the moment but fresh reports confirmed that the incident happened earlier today, Saturday, September 17.

A source who is familiar with the incident said the explosion involved many other heavy-duty trucks and other petrol tankers.

Unconfirmed reports say five trailers and petrol tankers were consumed by the explosion. A source identified as Lanre Sadiq said:

“Happening live in Badeggi town of Katcha Local government area of Niger state as a tanker carrying a full load of fuel exploded & extended to the other trailers.

We urged the firefighters to get into action, and as of the time of writing this report, 5 tankers have been affected already. May Allah protect and save our people and their properties.”

More details later…