15 Feared Dead As Tanker Explodes In Ondo

15 people are feared dead after a tanker explosion in Ore, in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The Sunday incident happened after a petrol tanker collapsed and spilled its content.

According to eyewitnesses, locals who decided to scoop the spilled content got burnt in the process.

One eyewitness revealed that the fire was caused by the ringing mobile phone of one of those scooping the fuel.

About 15 bodies were reportedly recovered from the scene of the incident.

The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the police in the state, Fumilayo Odunlami-Omisanya.

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