June 1st, 2015 – Asaba Car Park Onitsha Tanker Explosion Accident Death Tolls Rises To 89, As Rescuers Evacuate Dead Bodies Of Victims
On Sunday afternoon, a fully loaded fuel tanker suffered brake failure and crashed into Asaba bus park full of passengers at Upper Iweka area of Onitsha Express Way.
The tanker exploded killing almost all the passengers inside the park. 15 buses and their passengers were burnt alive .
Firefighters arrived the scene very late. As at the time of this report, the death toll is close to 89 people.
See photos of rescuers evacuating more bodies from the explosion scene below…VIEWERS DISCRETION IS STRONGLY ADVISED.
This is a very big tragedy.
May God console the family members of the victims and may their soul rest in peace.