A highly terrifying report reaching us claim that 2 persons died and 20 houses were burnt as a gas tanker vehicle explodes in Delta State. Media reports confirmed that the horrific incident occurred at Ohoror town in Ughelli North LGA of Delta. Further details reveal that the gas-laden tanker exploded at 2:25 am on the morning of Thursday 27th of January 2022 along the Warri-Port Harcourt road.
Gas-laden tanker explodes in Delta State killing two persons and leaving many properties utterly destroyed
According to press reports, four different trucks were burnt to ash in a recent tanker explosion that occurred in Delta State. Twenty different residential buildings and many other properties worth millions were also burnt in the fire incident. Media sources reveal that a certain truck laden with cooking gas actually crashed into a parked truck on the road. The stationary truck was said to be carrying diesel fuel when the gas-laden truck rammed into it. This is the reason why the accident led to a massive explosion that caused such a terrifying fire outbreak.
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Governor Okowa visited the scene of the recent tanker explosion incident in Delta
Governor Okowa of Delta State has called on the right agencies to investigate the “cause” of the recent gas tanker explosion incident. The governor made this call during his visit to the scene where this terrifying incident occurred. Governor Okowa sympathized with residents that lost their properties to the fire outbreak from the tanker explosion. He further promised them that his government will take some necessary steps to lessen the burden of their losses. Several media sources confirmed that more than 20 houses were gutted by the inferno from the tanker explosion. As of the time of writing this report, there is yet to be a record of how many vehicles in total got consumed by the fire.