Shocking! 55 People Dead As Tanker Truck Explodes Near International Airport

May 6, 2019
69 Views

It has been reported that no less than fifty-five people died when a tanker truck exploded near the international airport of Niger’s capital, Niamey.

According to the Agence France Presse, AFP, an interior ministry spokesman revealed on Monday that the incident happened overnight.

“The toll from the explosion is 55 dead and 36 injured,” the official told AFP. “The victims were burnt.”

Witnesses said people were trying to collect petrol leaking from the truck, which had overturned on railway tracks, when the explosion happened.

You may be interested

NCDC records 195 new COVID-19 cases
News
2 views
News
2 views

NCDC records 195 new COVID-19 cases

Webby - March 7, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 195 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections…

Expatriates Kidnapped In Gabon, Nigerian Negotiators Regain Freedom
News
1 views
News
1 views

Expatriates Kidnapped In Gabon, Nigerian Negotiators Regain Freedom

Webby - March 7, 2021

Expatriates Kidnapped In Gabon, Nigerian Negotiators Regain Freedom Expatriates abducted in Gabon and Nigerian negotiators have been released from their…

Nigerian Army announces new appointments, redeploys GOCs
News
News

Nigerian Army announces new appointments, redeploys GOCs

Webby - March 7, 2021

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Nigerian Army yesterday announced the appointment of senior officers and redeployment of General Officers Commanding…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.