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Gas Tanker Crushes 10 To Death In Ibadan Market



No fewer than 10 persons have been crushed to death by a gas tanker at Bode market, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

It was gathered that scores were also injured during the incident.

An eyewitness said that the driver lost control of the vehicle around Idi Arere area and struggled with it until it got to Bode market, where the unfortunate incident happened.

But following fear of possible explosion, fire fighters have arrived in the area to ensure the safety of residents while the vehicle is being evacuated.

He was yet to do so as at the time of filing this report.

But residents said they were still afraid because of a possible explosion.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Oyo State, Uche Chukwurah, could not be reached for her comment on the crash.

Oyo Police spokesman, Adewale Osifeso, promised to get back with details of the incident when contacted.

He was yet to do so as at the time of filing this report.

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