Photos & Video: Petrol, Fuel Tanker Fire Explosion Killed 3 In Ikorodu Lagos Today

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March 17, 2015 – Pictures & Video: Petrol, Fuel Tanker Fire Explosion Accident Killed 3 In Ikorodu Lagos Nigeria Today

In the wee hours of today, Tuesday the 17th of March 2015, a fuel tanker caught fire in Ikorodu area of Lagos killing 3 including the driver.

According to eyewitnesses, the tragic incident occurred around 6:45am when the petrol tanker owned by Forte Oil suffered a break failure while climbing a steep hill.

The tanker driver, a motorcyclist and a passerby died on the spot as the fire wreaked havoc in Ikorodu.

Several cows and goats were burnt beyond recognition inside a slaughter slab in the area.

See photos and a video clip taken from the scene of the disaster below: