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3 Soldiers & 3 Civilians Killed In Fuel Tanker Explosion On Calabar Ikom Hwy In Cross River State

3 soldiers killed fuel tanker explosion cross river

December 14, 2017 – 3 Soldiers & 3 Civilians Killed As Fuel Tanker Explodes On Calabar Ikom Expressway In Iwuru, Biase, Cross River State

Not less than 6 people lost their lives  yesterday when a fuel tanker exploded In Iwuru axis of the Calabar Ikom Highway in Biase LGA of Cross Rivers state.

Three of the victims were soldiers.

According to a witness, the tanker which caused the fire explosion suffered brake failure and somersaulted.

Three soldiers in a patrol vehicle in opposite direction stopped their vehicle to rescue the trapped driver and conductor sadly, the tanker exploded, killing the soldiers, the tanker driver, conductor and a passerby.

Another soldier who sustained severe burns was rushed to a General Hospital in the area.

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  1. gbengene west

    December 15, 2017 at 10:54 AM

    It’s appalling, sad situation indeed concerning the petrol tanker incident. However, the pertinent question to ask ourselves now is, what can each of us do to ensure that government provide fast and efficient emergency services?

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