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200 killed in Nigeria tanker crash
LAGOS, Nov 6 (AFP) At least 200 persons were killed when a petrol tanker lost control and rammed into vehicles before bursting into flames in southwest Nigeria on Saturday, the police said today. The victims, including a newly wed couple, were burnt beyond recognition. The accident involved more than 10 vehicles occurred on Saturday and cut into heavy traffic on the Ife Ibadan road in Osum state, the state police said. A spokesman for the police said the tanker exploded shortly after discharging petrol on the road. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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