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Breaking News: Petrol tanker catches fire on Idiroko road, Ogun State



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A tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit leaked some of the inflammable product it was conveying around Ajileti, on Idiroko road, Ogun State, causing a fire that burnt two vehicles beyond recognition.

The Idiroko unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, on Saturday, told News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened about 4.30 pm on Friday.

The Idiroko Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, explained that the tanker, which was loaded with PMS and filled to the brim, leaked and caused the fire.