Millions Of Naira Lost As Tanker Explodes In Warri
About midnight on Thursday, a tanker exploded which led to the destruction of properties worth millions of naira, including two houses and 12 stores at Ifie-Ubeji road in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Eyewitness said that the tanker was said to be returning from Ifie where it had gone to load Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) from Pinnacle Oil and Gas Depot in the area when it veered off the road while avoiding a bad spot at Ubeji near the Warri Refinery and went into flames.
Although, no life was reported lost in the incident, it was gathered that the fire outbreak razed two houses, including a storey building and vehicles parked along the road.
Security and emergency agencies tried to make sure that the whole area was deserted to avoid any casualty while trying to curb the inferno.