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Tanker explosion burn 3 women, 4 children in Abuja


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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A tragic tanker fire in Abuja late on Sunday has burnt three women and four children as the driver narrowly survived.

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The tanker, which was laden with diesel, was said to have suffered break failure and rammed into another vehicle, resulting in a blaze, which killed the seven victims.

Those killed were among the eleven occupants of the vehicle that was hit by the tanker.

The acting Commandant of Nigerian Fire Services in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Okpetusi Julius, said the driver of the vehicle was among those who survived the incident. 

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