One Killed in Nigerian Tanker Explosion


One person was killed and several injured when a fuel tanker exploded in southern Nigeria on Friday (January 11). The kerosene loaded tanker crashed close to a busy market in Bayelsa state, exploding instantly. The explosion destroyed more than a dozen vehicles and about 34 shops. The incident took place on a major road linking two cities, Bayelsa and Port-Harcourt. Emergency workers arrived late, angry residents said.